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FY 2009 Justice Assistance Grant Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $18,246)

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 Ontario and Malheur County have applied jointly for the Fiscal Year 2009 JAG funds in the amount of $18,246. Although not part of the disparate jurisdiction, the Nyssa Police Department will receive a portion of the award. The city of Ontario, serving as the fiscal agent, will use their share of the grant to purchase an in-car video system and two video recorders. The county of Malheur will use their portion of the award to purchase one in-car video system, a video camera, and a small quantity of office supplies for the multi-jurisdictional task force. The Nyssa Police Department will use a share of the award to purchase an in-car video system and a video recorder.


Date Created: September 13, 2009