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Criminal Justice Integration Project and Presentation

Identify, describe, and explain the following issues:

- Budgets: projected revenue sources and expenditures

Include an integration plan to improve interactions between law enforcement, private security, the courts, and institutional and community corrections over the next 15 years.

Analyze the financial component of the criminal justice system, inclusive of private security functions.

I. Operating Budget
a. Personal Services
b. Materials / Supplies
c. Other Services and Charges
d. Operating Capital
II. Capital Budget
a. General Funding
b. Short-term Capital
c. Forfeiture Awards
d. Grants and Federal Aid
III. Expenditures
a. Training
b. Equipment
c. Maintenance
d. Insurance

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Law enforcement agencies and other state agencies are charged with the responsibility of preparing budgeting estimates and they also implement policies and programs that have been authorized by law. Law enforcement agencies sources of revenue include federal grants, fines and fees, forfeitures, funds from investigative or court costs, and from assets ceased by the agency (Budget Issues, 2011). Federal grants are received or apportioned by the government from national budget. Each year enforcement agencies receives funds from the government to assist in operations and certified programs. Fines and fees are sources of revenue when an offender is charged for contravening the law. Forfeiture of property and assets is another source of income when an agency receives assets to satisfy judgments imposed. Law enforcement agencies also receive ...

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