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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, $75,854)

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).

Clay County will use its Fiscal Year 2009 JAG award in the amount of $75,854 to improve and safeguard access to the Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) database and make various other technological upgrades. First, the Clay County Sheriff's Office will purchase and install an authentication system to safeguard criminal history information on all mobile users' log-in access points. Second, consulting services will be secured to update Microsoft Exchange Servers and conduct implementation and installation of the Microsoft SharePoint program and to replace the PBX Telephone System.


Date Created: August 23, 2009