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Fiscal Year 2010 JAG project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $82,637)

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 disparate jurisdictions consisting of Garland County and the city of Hot Springs will share this Fiscal Year 2010 Local JAG award in the amount of $82,637 towards law enforcement equipment. The city of Hot Springs, serving as the fiscal agent, will utilize $67,491 to purchase audio and video recording devices. Garland County will utilize $15,146 to purchase a stow away rolling platform, paper, telescopic search mirror, first aid stations, steel storage cabinet, breath analysis devices, fingerprint kits, and shotguns.


Date Created: August 17, 2010