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Criminal Justice and Youth Servicing Program Assistance

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $23,103)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) allows states, tribes, and local governments to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own local needs and conditions. Grant funds can be used for state and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, and information systems for criminal justice for any one or more of the following purpose areas: 1) law enforcement programs; 2) prosecution and court programs; 3) prevention and education programs; 4) corrections and community corrections programs; 5) drug treatment programs; 6) planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs; and 7) crime victim and witness programs (other than compensation).

The City of New Britain will utilize their Fiscal Year 2008 Justice Assistance Grant award in the amount of $23,103 to implement a Police Explorer Program that will provide opportunities for inner city youth to attend camp. Additionally, JAG funds will be used to support the Police Athletic League (PAL), and to increase fugitive location efforts.


Date Created: September 3, 2008