Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $35,777)
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 Davis County and the cities of Clearfield and Layton will share this JAG award in the amount of $35,777. The city of Layton, serving as the fiscal agent, will use $22,085 to pay for law enforcement administrative costs and purchase a patrol vehicle to assist their police officers with community policing. The city of Clearfield will use $10,292 to purchase tactical vests and other law enforcement equipment. Davis County will use $3,400 to purchase tactical equipment and supplies for their SWAT team members.