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2008 Technology Update Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $17,346)

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 county of Kenosha and the city of Kenosha will use their Fiscal Year 2008 JAG award in the amount of $17,346 to continue their public safety efforts. The fiscal agent, the City of Kenosha, will use $10,408 to purchase 12 mobile data computers in order to improve officers' access to information from databases while on patrol, and to more efficiently process field reports. Kenosha County will use $6,938 to purchase 24 digital cameras with accessories and new uniforms for the Sheriff's Department's Special Operations teams.


Date Created: August 21, 2008