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Technology Enhancement, Building Security and Communication Improvement

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Grand Forks
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $44,474)

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 Grand Forks County ($11,118.50) and the city of Grand Forks ($33,355.50) will utilize their FY 2009 Local JAG funds to purchase law enforcement equipment. The city of Grand Forks, serving as the fiscal agent, and Grand Fork County will use their funds to purchase various pieces of communication equipment to support interoperable communications.


Date Created: September 16, 2009