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Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $41,190)

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).

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Department will utilize the 2009 JAG funds to purchase a portable Live Scan fingerprinting system and a booking alert system. The portable Live Scan fingerprinting system will be deployed in the field to capture fingerprints and pictures to ensure positive identification of juveniles. The booking alert system will interface with the offender watch system and will automatically notify the sheriff's department if a registered sex offender is booked anywhere in the county.


Date Created: August 19, 2009