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City of Mankato/Blue Earth County FY 2010 JAG

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $15,376)

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 city of Mankato and Blue Earth County have been cerified disparate and have agreed to share the aggregate of funds allocated through the FY 2010 JAG Program. The city of Mankato, serving as the fiscal agent, will use funds to purchase a video recording system and the County will contract a database system for three years.


Date Created: August 26, 2010