Law Enforcement Planning Commission
8000 Nisky Center, Suite 720, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands 00802
3000 Golden Rock Shopping Center, Suite #9, St. Croix, VI 00820-4311
(340) 774-6400 (St. Thomas) ~ (340) 713-3522 (St. Croix)


The Virgin Islands Law Enforcement Planning Commission (LEPC) with funding through the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is now accepting proposals for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Title II Formula Grants Program. OJJDP’s grant awards support local and community efforts to develop effective prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system.
The purposes of the OJJDP program is to (1) support local programs that prevent juvenile involvement in delinquent behavior; (2) to assist local government in promoting public safety by encouraging accountability for acts of juvenile delinquency; (3) to assist local governments in addressing juvenile crime through the provision of technical assistance, research, training, evaluation, and the dissemination of current and relevant information on effective and evidence-based programs and practices for combating juvenile delinquency; and (4) to support a continuum of evidence-based or promising programs (including delinquency prevention, intervention, mental health, behavioral health, and substance abuse treatment, family services, and services for children exposed to violence) that are trauma-informed, reflect the science of adolescent development and are designed to meet the needs of at-risk youth and youth who come into contact with the justice system.
OJJDP funds may be used to implement programs that will be conducted during the 2021 summer months. The funding level per applicant will be up to $25,000.00.

All interested applicants may contact Jacqueline Freeman via email at to request an online application. Grant applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 18, 2021. Please note applications must be submitted with all required signatures or the application will be considered incomplete. For more information, call the office at (340)774-6400 ext. 210.

Law Enforcement Planning Commission
8000 Nisky Center, 2nd Floor
Suite No. 720
St. Thomas, VI 00802-5858