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Fiscal Year 2008 Justice Assistance Grant Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $44,582)

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 city of Bossier and the county of Bossier will utilize their Fiscal Year 2008 JAG award in the amount of $44,582 to provide professional and efficient service to its citizens. The city of Bossier Police Department will use $22,291 to provide officer overtime in the Traffic Control and Enforcement Division. The county of Bossier Sheriff's Department will use $22,291 to purchase three Motorola XTS 2500 portable analog/digital radios, four Motorola XTL 2500 mobile analog/digital radios, and two extra Hi-Cap batteries.


Date Created: August 27, 2008