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Northwest Regional Information System II

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $34,155)

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).

The disparate jurisdictions consisting of the city of Sandusky and the county of Erie jointly applied for the Recovery Act JAG award. The county of Erie will serve as the fiscal agent and will receive the entire allocation, as agreed by both jurisdictions and their governing bodies. The county of Erie will use the JAG award to form the Northwest Regionalized Information System comprised of the county's public safety dispatch centers. To build this system, the county will purchase a CAD, RMS, MDT, and computers.


Date Created: September 1, 2009