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Homerville City Local JAG project

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $10,188)

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 Homerville and Clinch County will jointly use $10,188 in JAG funds to purchase necessary law enforcement equipment for three police cruisers. The jurisdictions have identified an increase in domestic problems including spousal abuse, child abuse, and drug trafficking. The purchase of this equipment will provide officers with the necessary tools to better serve the community.


Date Created: August 30, 2009