Dallas county criminal justice advisory board

Vision Statement


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The Dallas County Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) is the forum for community, business and professional collaboration leading to an effective and just criminal justice system that ensures Dallas County is safe, secure and prepared.

The principle mission of the Dallas County Criminal Justice Advisory Board is to identify opportunities for improvement in the criminal justice system of Dallas County using the following core strategies:

  • Synergize public safety programs and services across Dallas County.
  • Coordinate programs and systems to reduce crime.
  • Integrate the criminal justice system in a county-wide emergency response plan.
  • Maximize effectiveness of criminal justice resources throughout Dallas County.

CJAB in the Spotlight!

Preston Hollow Resident Opens DOORS to Reduce Recidivism

Christina Melton Crain, President and CEO of DOORS and Chair of CJAB’s Reentry Committee

Christina Melton Crain, President and CEO of DOORS and Chair of CJAB’s Reentry Committee, is leading the charge to reduce recidivism in Dallas County by linking formerly incarcerated men and women to reentry services. Please click on the link below to read the article in the Dallas Morning News.

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