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A-Team, WIN, Neighborhood Meetings

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $192,406)

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 city of Worcester will use the Fiscal Year 2009 award to provide overtime for Worcester Police Department participation in Neighborhood Watch meetings and a patrol targeting problem bars in the city. In addition, funds will be used to pay a portion of a domestic violence intervention specialist position in the WIN program.


Date Created: September 17, 2009