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Youth Violence Prevention Project

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $16,094)

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 Annapolis will use their Fiscal Year 2008 JAG award in the amount of $16,094 to enable the Annapolis Police Department to deploy additional officers for patrol and prevention programs to deter crimes committed by youths. The decision by the city to use the 2008 JAG funds in this way reflects its commitment to the safety and protection of the citizens of Annapolis.


Date Created: August 21, 2008