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FY 2009 Justice Assistance Grant Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $13,059)

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 Bloomfield will use their Fiscal Year 2009 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) award in the amount of $13,059 to fund a 'Virtual Storage Area Network Program." The police department will purchase and deploy a storage area network to improve performance speed and capacity for existing programs, connectivity with off-site locations, and establish operational redundancy and catastrophic disaster recovery capabilities. The aforementioned equipment will allow the officers to safely, effectively, and efficiently protect and serve the citizens of Bloomfield.


Date Created: September 21, 2009