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2010 JAG Grant

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $126,557)

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 Jefferson County and the city of Pine Bluff will share the JAG award. The city of Pine Buff, serving as the fiscal agent, will utilize $115,370 to purchase laptop and desktop computers, mapping software, a DVD burner, and a variety of law enforcement equipment. Jefferson County will utilize $11,187 to purchase ammunition, forensic equipment, SRT equipment, surveillance equipment, bullet proof vests, tactical patrol rifles, and tactical recon robot.


Date Created: August 17, 2010