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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, $25,164)

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 Kay County and the city of Ponca will use their Fiscal Year 2009 JAG award in the amount of $25,164 to support equipment and training enhancements as well as increase officer safety and help with effective delivery and service to the communities of both agencies. The city of Ponca, serving as fiscal agent, will use their share of the grant to purchase taser equipment, air tanks, a blackhawk pack kit, and tactical equipment. The county of Kay will use their portion of the grant to purchase five motorola car radios, two tasers, and six spike strips.


Date Created: August 27, 2009