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FY23 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Grant Program

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $4,421,969)

New Jersey is at the forefront of using intelligence-led, data-driven policing strategies to deploy limited policing resources.  Funding awarded under the FY 2023 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program State Solicitation (FY23 JAG) will be used to continue to build necessary and successful programs designed and implemented in response to New Jersey’s strategy to combat crime through targeted investigations and prosecutions.  Programs will focus on reducing violent crime, keeping communities safe, enhancing community policing, bolstering law enforcement officer resiliency, and providing data sharing capabilities and efficiencies among the State’s criminal justice partners.  Funded initiatives are designed to service the entire State in an effort to enhance criminal justice programs throughout the State and in an effort to emphasize collaboration.  Funding will be awarded to State agencies as well as county law enforcement agencies.  Award to county law enforcement agencies will be formula based.  Programs to be funded include County Gang, Gun and Narcotics Task Forces, Multi-Jurisdictional Gangs, Organized Crime and Narcotics Task Forces, Prosecutor Supervision Training, Ballistics, Anti-Corruption Initiative, Office of Justice Data Initiative, Law Enforcement Resiliency Training, Auto Theft Task Force and NJ SNAP (Automated License Plate Readers).

Date Created: September 22, 2023