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Christian County JAG Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $19,712)

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 Christian County Sheriff's Office will use the the Fiscal Year 2009 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) funding in the amount of $19,712 to purchase equipment and upgrade their records management system. The Christian County Sheriff's Office will upgrade their records management system and jail management system, purchase a new server, and five new desktop computers. The equipment will improve their ability to collect and enter criminal data, and share criminal information.


Date Created: August 17, 2009