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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, $14,268)

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).

Marion County will use its Fiscal Year 2009 JAG award to purchase software for the Marion County Sheriff's Office. The software being purchased includes Case Management, Evidence, and ACECAD software programs. Case Management Software will be used to monitor, track, and assign felony cases received. Evidence Software allows the Office to keep a detailed record of evidence in criminal cases, and ACECAD software allows notes taken digitally to be uploaded into case files.


Date Created: August 31, 2009