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Racine County and City of Racine FY 08 Local JAG

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $25,955)

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 Racine and the city of Racine will use their Fiscal Year 2008 JAG award in the amount of $25,955 to continue their public safety efforts. The fiscal agent, the city of Racine, will use $12,978 to continue the upgrading of the police department's in-car video system. Racine County will use $12,977 to partially fund a full-time deputy to the Racine County Court House in response to incidents of gunfire outside the court house and Law Enforcement Center.


Date Created: August 21, 2008