Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $579,555)
The disparate jurisdictions of Franklin County, OH and the cities of Columbus, Reynoldsburg, and Whitehall will use FY2023 JAG funding to support a range of justice initiatives. Franklin County intends to deploy a Tap In Center to resolve outstanding bench warrants and continue support of the Internet Crimes Against Children initiative. The city of Columbus will use funding to purchase new crime scene technology that supports the Accidents Investigations Unit and personal protective equipment for officers. The city of Whitehall will continue support of their Youth Violence Reduction initiative and the city of Reynoldsburg will expand their community visibility through expansion of their existing bicycle unit.