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Cumberland County FY 2009 JAG Project

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $253,585)

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).

Cumberland County and the city of Fayetteville have executed a MOU for expenditure of their Fiscal Year 2009 Local JAG award in the amount of $253,585. The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office will use $81,284 to subscribe to the NC State Bureau of Investigation criminal data bases and connect deputy's cars using Mobile Data Terminals, purchase 800Mhz communications systems of radio transmitters and repeaters. and for supplies for summer GREAT program for the three year grant period.

The city of Fayetteville Police Department will use $172,301 to purchase photo-lab and computer supplies; police bicycles, crime scene investigation equipment, automated license plate recognition cameras, a police rescue boat and related search and rescue equipment, traffic speed control systems (LIDAR and radar), sniper rifles, night vision scopes, alarm alert/notification systems, and related tactical equipment.


Date Created: August 17, 2009