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2009 Justice Assistance Grant

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $739,943)

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 of the city of Tulsa, Tulsa County, and the city of Broken Arrow will use their JAG Local funds, consisting of $739,933, to support the Tulsa County Sheriff's Department and the Police Departments of Broken Arrow and Tulsa. The Tulsa Police Department will be using the funds for a meth lab cleanup project, spanish language program, Mingo Valley Directed Patrol, police lab projects, detective division proactive crime reduction, Riverside Division Larceny Reduction Project, and Comp Stat Crime Analysis training. The Broken Arrow Police Department will be purchasing video andaudio equipment, furniture, computer, printer, crime prevention materials, and crime analyst training. The Tulsa County Sherriff's Office will be purchasing tasers, flashlights, printer, recorders, cameras, digital recorders, radars, digital cameras, in car computers, helmets, and transports cages. These projects will increase officer safety and allow the officers to serve the general public more effectively and efficiently.


Date Created: September 8, 2009