Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $8,289)
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 Roseburg will use its Fiscal Year 2009 JAG award to support technological advances for the Roseburg Police Department. Funds will be used to purchase and install a rail-mounted digital camera system for evidence processing as well as a hand-held speed measuring device. The city's goals are to provide high quality photographic equipment for evidence processing and provide enhanced speed enforcement throughout the city of Roseburg. The Roseburg Police Department will coordinate with city financial services personnel for all necessary financial tracking and reporting.