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Anti-Gang Initiative

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $288,100)

The Anti-Gang Initiative provides funds to support new or expanded anti-gang enforcement and prevention efforts under the existing Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Initiative. These new funds may be used by the PSN task force to combat gangs by leveraging current strategies and partnerships developed under PSN initiatives or may be used to develop new anti-gang initiatives. The Anti-Gang initiative will be led by the United States Attorney in each of the 94 federal judicial districts across America. Grant funds will be awarded to a single fiscal agent in each of the 94 districts. The fiscal agent, in coordination with the PSN task force, will allocate the funds throughout the community to support the anti-gang initiative in that community.

West Valley City will serve as the fiscal agent for the State of Utah's Judicial District's Fiscal Year 2007 Anti-Gang Initiative grant. This award will be used to fund three prosecutors, a task force commander, and two task force officers; cover travel and other expenses associated with the planned gang summits; and fund media and community outreach activities. The fiscal agent will utilize up to 10 percent of the total allocation for administrative purposes.


Date Created: August 28, 2007