Territory Criminal Justice Profile

American Samoa

BJA Investments

In Fiscal Year 2014, BJA provided more than $600,000* in state and local funds to American Samoa.

Justice Assistance Grant Program—State Formula $415,471
Other Direct Discretionary Funds $215,960

Source: Bureau of Justice Assistance
*This amount does not include funding for national training and technical assistance programs that benefit all states and territories.

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Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program—State Formula

Grantee Name GMS Project Period Project Title GMS Award Amount
American Samoa 10/01/2013 – 09/30/2017 American Samoa FY 2014 JAG $415,471

Other Direct Discretionary Funds

Grantee Name GMS Project Period Project Title GMS Award Amount
American Samoa 10/01/2013 – 09/30/2017 American Samoa FY 2014 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners (RSAT) Program $35,146
American Samoa 08/01/2012 – 07/31/2015 American Samoa FY 2014 Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) Project $146,414
American Samoa Criminal Justice Planning Agency 10/01/2014 – 09/30/2015 American Samoa FY 2014 John R. Justice Program $10,035
American Samoa Criminal Justice Planning Agency 10/01/2014 – 09/30/2015 American Samoa FY 2014 Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) $24,365

Corrections

Total Prisoners: 212
Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics (2014)

Seal of American Samoa
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State Administering Agency (SAA)

Criminal Justice Planning Agency Keith Gebauer, Acting Director

Population

Total Population: 55,519
Population Under 18: 25,722
Population Over 65: 2,267

Source: U.S. Census (2010 est.)

State Investigative Agency

Criminal Justice Planning Agency Keith Gebauer, Acting Director

Homeland Security Agency

Department of Homeland Security Utualii Luniasolua T. Savusa, Director http://www.americansamoa.gov