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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, $23,232)

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 Pettis County and the city of Sedalia will use their joint Fiscal Year 2009 JAG award for law enforcement equipment. The city of Sedalia, serving as the fiscal agent, will use its share of the grant to purchase five radar units with dual antennas. This equipment will assist with traffic control and provide additional evidence for radar case prosecutions. The county of Pettis will use its portion to purchase and install a new video security system. These funds will allow them to replace their current outdated system.


Date Created: August 18, 2009