Media Release, Curry County Administration:
Curry County was awarded $4,718 for the FY2023 SCAAP grant program through the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) in conjunction with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
SCAAP provides federal payments to states and localities that incurred correctional officer salary costs for incarcerating undocumented individuals with at least one (1) felony or two (2) misdemeanor convictions for violations of state or local law, and were incarcerated for at least four (4) consecutive days during the reporting period.
Curry County utilizes SCAAP funds to make repairs to the Adult Detention Center to ensure safe and fair housing of all inmates.
For more information regarding the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program, please contact Curry County Administration at 575.763.6016