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Law Enforcement Network and Workstation Modernization for Citrus County

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $38,851)

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).

Citrus County, through the sheriff's office, will utilize the FY 2010 JAG funds for technological improvements. The Citrus County Sheriff's Office will establish an up-to-date data network which links together user workstations using Virtual Desktop Technology. Virtual Desktop Technology will provide a more secure, efficient data distribution system.


Date Created: August 12, 2010