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Sheriff-Coroner: Relocation Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $28,801)

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 county of Tehama will use the JAG funds for the Sheriff and Coroner Relocation Project. The goal of this project is to acquire the equipment and instruments necessary to provide adequate refrigerated storage for deceased persons and for post mortem examination to determine the cause of death.


Date Created: August 30, 2009