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FY 2010 Justice Assistance Grant Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $24,359)

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 Broken Arrow, through the police department, will use their JAG award in the amount of $24,359 to support law enforcement initiatives. Specific purchases will include a McGruff robotic car, specialty motorcycle uniforms and protective equipment, a Questy license to use in scanning software for administrative records, a scanner, a high intensity portable light tower and to pay for department supervisory training. Lastly, JAG funds will be used to train civilian supervisors in leadership and management training, with the goal of improving overall operations.


Date Created: August 26, 2010