Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $50,004)
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 Davis County, and the cities of Bountiful, Clearfield, and Layton will use their Fiscal Year 2009 JAG award for law enforcement equipment and overtime. The city of Layton, serving as the fiscal agent, will use their share of the award to purchase patrol rifle scope covers, personal issue cleaning kit, M4 rifles, Eotech 512, tactical lights, three point slings, Picatinny rails, drop handles, soft cases, and pay costs associated with managing the grant award. Davis County will use their share of the award to purchase a K9 bite suit, helmets, holsters, and training boxes for K9s. The city of Clearfield will use their share of the award to purchase a Segway/T3 transporter system and pay overtime wages for officers to conduct park patrol. The city of Bountiful will use their share of the award to purchase handguns and pay overtime wages for officers to conduct park patrol.