State of Delaware
Criminal Justice Council

Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III Outstanding Criminal Justice Program Award

The Criminal Justice Council is pleased to announce the Outstanding Criminal Justice Program Award for 2019. Known for his dedication to serving others, this award is rightfully named in honor of Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III, Delaware’s former Attorney General.

Award Criteria:  Each year, the Criminal Justice Council will honor one program that merits recognition for providing effective services to address crime-related issues in their communities.

Selection Process:  The Selection Committee will be choosing one program based on the following criteria:

  • The nominated program is a current, or recent past (funded less than three years ago) CJC subgrant program?
  • Is the subgrantee agency one in good standing
  • Does the program address an important criminal justice issue?
  • Does the program demonstrate collaboration with State, Local, or Community Partners?
  • Does the program provide evidence of its effectiveness and accomplishments?
  • Does the program leverage non-CJC funding and resources (can it demonstrate sustainability)?

Forms and Deadlines for 2019

Nomination Form:  The Beau Biden Outstanding Criminal Justice Program Questionnaire

Deadline:  All nomination forms must be received before 3:00PM on Friday, August 30, 2019 (EXTENDED).

Submission Process:  Completed and signed questionnaires should be submitted to   Amelia Simmons.

Applicants may nominate multiple programs. Please submit a questionnaire for each program being nominated for consideration.

Announcement:  The selected program will be notified in the Fall of 2019.

All questions may directed to:  CJC General Help Desk, or by calling the CJC’s Main Line at (302)-577-5030

Contact Us: If you have other questions or comments for the Criminal Justice Council, please send them to: CJC General Help Desk.

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