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FY 2010 Justice Assistance Grant Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $207,022)

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 Onondaga County and the city of Syracuse will use their FY 2010 JAG award in the amount of $207,022 to purchase equipment, support salary, and cover travel and training. The Syracuse Police Department will use $115,125 to purchase wireless digital video surveillance cameras, Emergency Response Team uniforms, and mobile computer supplies. The police department will also send one officer to two trainings for Explosive Breaching. Onondaga County will use $91,897 to support the salary of two special patrol officers for an estimated 12 month period.


Date Created: August 26, 2010