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E-Citation Mobile Data Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $16,684)

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 Russell County and the city of Phenix will share the JAG award in the amount of $16,684 towards law enforcement initiatives. Grant funds will be used to more effectively enforce traffic laws throughout the county. Specific purchases will include E-Citation card scanners, printers, and computers. The city of Phenix will serve as the fisal agent.


Date Created: August 19, 2010