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FY 2008 JAG Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $10,613)

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 disparate jurisdictions of the County of Howard and the City of Kokomo will use their Fiscal Year 2008 Justice Assistance Grant award in the amount of $10,613 to continue their public safety efforts. The fiscal agent, the City of Kokomo, will use $7,960 to purchase cameras for patrol officers, advanced digital cameras for crime scene processing, a vehicle positioning jack, and a bullet recovery device for evidence processing. The County of Howard will use $2,653 to purchase a laser speed measuring device.


Date Created: August 19, 2008