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FY 2008 JAG Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $134,701)

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 County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose will share the FY 2008 JAG award. The County will use its allocation to fund programs in the law enforcement purpose area. These programs have not yet been determined. In addition, the County will act as the fiscal agent and take 10 percent of the total allocation for administrative purposes. The City will use its allocation to fund projects in the law enforcement purpose area; these projects have not yet been determined.


Date Created: August 18, 2008