Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $227,389)
The City of Corpus Christi, Police Department and the Nueces County Sheriff’s Office are applying for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2015 Local Solicitation. The City of Corpus Christi is serving as the lead fiscal agent as the jurisdictions have been declared disparate. The funds have been equally distributed between each agency.
The City of Corpus Christi will purchase law enforcement equipment to improve officer safety and efficiency through technology and software enhancements. Nueces County proposes to address crime through the provision of services by improving the effectiveness and efficiency of its criminal justice system through the District Attorneys Office equipment and supplies and the Sheriffs Office law enforcement system through training/educational opportunities for officers.
The goal of the grant for both Nueces County and the City of Corpus Christi is to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the criminal justice system through officer training, equipment, and enhancements to the District Attorneys Office.