Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $108,419)
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 Fayetteville, Washington County, and the city of Springdale will share this JAG award in the amount of $108,419. The city of Fayetteville, serving as the fiscal agent, will utilize $48,478 to purchase a scanner, handheld e-ticket system, furniture, motorcycle communication systems, audio and visual equipment, security door lock system, and a DVD burner. Washington County will utilize $18,599 to purchase a patrol vehicle. The city of Springdale will utilize $41,342 to purchase a computer, handguns, holsters, and lights.