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FY 2010 Justice Assistance Grant Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $76,640)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) allows states and units of local government, 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 and county of Santa Fe will use FY 2010 JAG funds to support separate law enforcement initiatives. The city will use its share to purchase tasers and fund the facilitation of a project targeting the end of domestic, sexual, and dating violence. The project, comprised of multiple local partner agencies, serves all residents of the city and county. The county will use remaining funds to purchase tasers. cameras, and support forensic training and tools. For the purpose of grant administration, the county will serve as the fiscal agent for this award.


Date Created: August 3, 2010