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Virginia DCJS - FY23 Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Prorgam

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $4,378,840)

The funds made available through the Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program play a vital role in the Commonwealth of Virginia meeting the challenges faced throughout the criminal justice system. The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services will utilize the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) to continue to support to local law enforcement agency and criminal justice partners, programs, and initiatives, which included: law enforcement equipment, specialized law enforcement training, criminal justice reform, opioid enforcement and training, law enforcement technology upgrades, communication systems, law enforcement and community engagement programs, drug and gang taskforce operations, violent crime reduction, community gun violence reduction, law enforcement led diversion programs, officer health and wellness, school and campus safety initiatives, mental health programs and crisis intervention training; and other crime reduction and prevention efforts.

Date Created: September 22, 2023