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Equipment Purchase (Remote Video Surveillance System) and Payment of Overtime

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $68,098)

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 cities of Opelika and Auburn and Lee County will share the 2009 JAG award. The city of Opelika will serve as the fiscal agent for this grant. The city of Opelika ($33,120) and the city of Auburn ($16,560) both will use their portions to purchase a remote video surveillance system. Lee County ($14,980) will use their portion to pay for police overtime.


Date Created: September 8, 2009