In School Mentoring and Positive Reinforcement Program
Hamilton County received a three year Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) through the State of Tennesse Office of Criminal Justice Programs to provide funding for a Community Crime
Prevention Project. The Sheriff’s Office Division of Student Resource Officers is working with On Point, Inc., a 501c3, to provide this evidence-based curriculum. It serves (4) four
schools: Tyner Academy, Tyner Middle School, Central High School and Brown Middle School. The program aims to provide: Small group mentoring to 450 students, youth
development presentations for 1600 students, 40 mentors with training and background checks, and 6 experiential learning events.