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Local JAG

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $23,639)

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 West Memphis City and Crittenden County will use Fiscal Year 2008 JAG funds to purchase equipment to enhance security measures and efficiency. Specific pieces of equipment are not mentioned in the budget or program narratives, and are instead grouped together under Computer/Technology Equipment.

Additional program and budget information must be provided post-award. A special condition witholding funds cannot be removed until that information is provided.


Date Created: August 25, 2008