Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $16,629)
This grant program is authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5) (the 'Recovery Act') and by 42 U.S.C. 3751(a). The stated purposes of the Recovery Act are: to preserve and create jobs and promote economic recovery; to assist those most impacted by the recession; to provide investments needed to increase economic efficiency by spurring technological advances in science and health; to invest in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure that will provide long-term economic benefits; and to stabilize state and local government budgets, in order to minimize and avoid reductions in essential services and counterproductive state and local tax increases. The Recovery Act places great emphasis on accountability and transparency in the use of taxpayer dollars. Among other things, it creates a new Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board and a new website ' Recovery.gov ' to provide information to the public, including access to detailed information on grants and contracts made with Recovery Act funds.
The Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program funded under the Recovery Act is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to state and local jurisdictions. Recovery JAG funds support all components of the criminal justice system, from multi-jurisdictional drug and gang task forces to crime prevention and domestic violence programs, courts, corrections, treatment, and justice information sharing initiatives. Recovery JAG funded projects may address crime through the provision of services directly to individuals and/or communities and by improving the effectiveness and efficiency of criminal justice systems, processes, and procedures.
The city of Frankfort will use their Recovery Act JAG award to update their aging signal equipment on patrol cars and to purchase tire deflation devices. New LED light bars will be installed on the patrol cars, as they draw less power from the vehicle and have a longer life than conventional halogen lights. In addition, the Frankfort Police Department will equip their patrol vehicles with tire deflation devices that will be employed in vehicle pursuits and in joint pursuits with other county law enforcement agencies.
- The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is submitting data for the FY2021 SCAAP Funds for OJP reveiw to determine if the Adult Detention Center is eligible for and what amount of SCAAP funding.
- Staten Island Justice Center: Justice Scholars Network
- NYC DHS Police BWC Footage Database Implementation and Training Project