Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $58,826)
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).
- RESTORE Adult Crisis Stabilization and Community Reentry Program
- State Criminal Alien Assistance Program monies awarded to Curry County Detention Center will be used to assist in our physical plant areas of our ADC that will aid in preventive maintenance.
- The City of Weslaco will purchase Heart Rate Variability software, hardware and training which will assist officers with their overall mental and physical health.