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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, $33,896)

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 the city of Clovis and Curry County will use their Fiscal Year 2009 JAG award in the amount of $33,896 for law enforcement equipment. The city of Clovis, serving as the fiscal agent, will use the grant funds to purchase laptop computers for police department vehicles. These laptops are a vital part of the department's upgrade and integration of the Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Records Management System (RMS) programs. This purchase will help improve operational effectiveness and increase officer safety in both the city of Clovis and Curry County communities.


Date Created: August 27, 2009