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Jefferson County Sheriff' Department PRIDE Technology Enhancement Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $48,410)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) allows states and units of local governments, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own state and 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, including 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 and enforcement programs; 6) planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs; and 7) crime victim and witness programs (other than compensation).

Jefferson County will use the JAG funds to purchase law enforcement equipment for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. Specifically, the county will purchase five mobile data terminals, two controlled voice stress analyzers, and one walk through magna scanner. The goal of this project is to increase officer efficiency and safety within the county.


Date Created: August 20, 2009