Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $10,486)
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).
Lincoln County will use the JAG funds to purchase treatment services for clients of the Lincoln County Drug Court. The Lincoln County Drug Court Program uses evidence-based treatment services for Lincoln County Drug Court Program clients. Treatment services are provided by a consortium consisting of both public and private treatment providers in Lincoln County.