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2010 JAG equipment 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, $92,168)

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 the city of West Memphis and Crittenden County will share this Fiscal Year 2010 Local JAG award in the amount of $92,168. The city of West Memphis, serving as the fiscal agent, will utilize $80,152 to purchase computer software, a server, flashlights, SWAT team entry glasses, ballistic bang pole, ballistic blanket, explosives firing systems, recon scout surveillance system, ballistic shield, alcohol sensor, night vision camera, and tint meters. Crittenden County will utilize $12,016 to purchase ballistic vests, pole cameras, and monitors.


Date Created: August 16, 2010