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FY 2010 JAG Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $70,016)

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 Douglas County and the city of Lawrence will share this FY 2010 JAG award. The city of Lawrence, serving as the fiscal agent, submitted a joint application. Each jurisdiction's allocation will be used for activities and projects that will provide meaningful and measurable outcomes consistent with the goals of the JAG program. Funds will be used to purchase: a scan station laser scanning system; stereo microscope; self contained breathing equipment for biological hazardous crime scenes; upgrade of forensic video analysis systems; high resolution digital cameras and lenses; photoshop upgrades and plug ins; advanced crime scene diagramming software;advanced phone forensic analysis system; advanced GPS plotting equipment; portable fingerprint identification equipment; tape backup hardware/software for digital forensics; storage for digital forensics; and virtualization hardware/software for digital forensics.


Date Created: August 22, 2010