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Law Enforcement, Prosecution, Court, Prevention and Intervention Programs

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $677,458)

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 San Joaquin County and the cities of Stockton, Lodi, Manteca, and Tracy will use their JAG award in the amount of $677,458 to fund law enforcement initiatives. The city of Stockton, serving as the fiscal agent, will fund a portion of a youth outreach worker coordinator, one sergeant position, and a Police and Corrections Team (PACT) officer position. The city of Lodi will use funds to purchase technology and equipment to support computer-aided dispatch and records management software. The city of Manteca will use funds to purchase one patrol car and related equipment. The city of Tracy will use funds to purchase a graffiti tracking system and mobile data computers that will be able to communicate with the city's network. San Joaquin County will use funds to will support the Kids' Alcohol/Drug Alternative Program (KADAP) for at-risk delinquent youth between the ages of 14 and 18, a Deputy District Attorney who is assigned to the District Attorney's Juvenile Division to prosecute gang-related offenses and juvenile firearms crimes, and support training services to the Sheriff's Office Holt Training Facility.


Date Created: August 27, 2009