Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $48,692)
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 Polk County Sheriff's Office will utilize Fiscal Year 2008 JAG funds to purchase a computer server. The server will house a portion of the Sheriff's Office integrated operational software. The server will be utilized in the Sheriff's Office Bureau of Special Investigations to collect criminal investigation information from the sheriff's office and other agencies within the County.