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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, $11,318)

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 Conroe plans to use their Fiscal Year 2008 Justice Assistance Grant award in the amount of $11,318 to purchase a Spillman Imaging System for the Conroe Police Department. The imaging system includes various programs to assist law enforcement officers. The system will allow field officers to view photos of contact persons and persons of interest through a variety of photographic systems. This will greatly enhance the patrol officer's ability to accurately identify persons and provide an immediate photo lineup for victims while memories of the event are current.


Date Created: August 20, 2008