U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Fiscal Year 2008 Justice Assistance Grant Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $15,737)

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 Casper and the county of Natrona will utilize their Fiscal Year 2008 JAG award in the amount of $15,737 for law enforcement equipment and overtime expenses. The city of Casper will use their share of the JAG funds ($7,868.50) to purchase patrol equipment and overtime for dignitary visits, community policing events, and training. The Natrona County Sheriff's Office will utilize their share of the funds ($7,868.50) to purchase night vision equipment, thermal imaging viewers, and communications equipment.


Date Created: August 25, 2008