Community and Law Enforcement Together Program

The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office – ComALERT (Community and Law Enforcement Together) Program

POSITION:  Trainer and Facilitator

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Trained and facilitated workshops through The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office in an effort to help inmates transition out of release and re-integrate back into society and their respective communities.

SUMMARY:  ComALERT (Community and Law Enforcement Together) is a program through The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office that provides support for persons 18 years of age and older transitioning from incarceration — federal, state or city — back into Brooklyn. ComALERT serves as a coordinating and referral agency for various social services needed by formerly-incarcerated individuals.

A ComALERT participant is a formerly-incarcerated individual deemed ineligible to receive services through the Kings County Re-Entry Task Force (KCRTF).  ComALERT participants may be under parole supervision or have been under parole supervision; they may be referred by an agency or self-refer; and they must be willing to participate in substance abuse treatment and vocational and educational services as needed.

Source:  http://www.brooklynda.org/