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2010 JAG Technology

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $569,532)

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 Pulaski County, the city of North Little Rock, and the city of Little Rock will share this Fiscal Year 2010 Local JAG award in the amount of $569,532. The city of Little Rock, serving as the fiscal agent, will use $398,870 to purchase technology hardware and software, security camera systems, and network connectivity and communication devices. Pulaski County will utilize $56,120 to purchase a police vehicle, portable breath testers, tasers, and rifles. The city of North Little Rock will utilize $114,542 to purchase police vehicles with equipment.


Date Created: August 16, 2010