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Technology Annual Maintenance Contract Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $13,901)

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 town of North Providence, through the police department, will use the FY 10 JAG award to upgrade law enforcement computer software technology. This criminal justice software is beneficial in providing statewide records that includes criminal arrests, accidents and incident reports. These significant enhancements will improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the North Providence Police Department.


Date Created: August 31, 2010