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Fiscal Year 2010 JAG

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $245,519)

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 Washoe County, Reno City, and Sparks City will use their JAG award in the amount of $245,519 to fund overtime, equipment, and training for law enforcement. The city of Reno, serving as the fiscal agent, will use $98,207.60 to support overtime for field operations and law enforcement investigations; canine and safety equipment; and officer training. Washoe County will use $98,207.60 for officer overtime for field operations and law enforcement investigations; law enforcement equipment and training which includes an upgrade to their criminal information systems; and officer training. The city of Sparks use $49,103.80 for law enforcement equipment and training. Each jurisdiction's project goals are to: improve crime analysis, community outreach, program efficiency, and officer responsiveness.


Date Created: August 16, 2010