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Racine County: Courthouse Security
City of Racine: Technolocy Infrastructure Improvement

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $89,019)

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 Racine and Racine County will share this JAG award in the amount of $89,019. The city of Racine serving as the fiscal agent will use portion of the award $44,509.50 to purchase and install additional neighborhood security camera and to improve their mobile data computer network and equipment. Racine County will use it portion of the award $44,509.50 to improve courthouse security. Courtroom security will be enhanced through the assignment of a full-time deputy.


Date Created: August 24, 2010