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Operation 2010 P.E.A.C.E.(Police Eyes Against Criminal Engagements)

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $36,015)

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 Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government will use JAG funds to support the Houma Police Department. Funds will be used to facilitate overtime compensation for five officers, pay travel expenses to attend BJA conference and trainings, purchase a surveillance license plate I.D. camera system, and sponsor 20 teens within Terrebonne Parish to participate in local community programs and attend a Teen Community Emergency Response Team Training. The city's goals are to enhance public safety throughout the community, enhance technology within the police department, and promote youth involvement in local emergency response agencies. JAG funds will assist Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government's support the city of Houma policing efforts, as well as ensure the sustenance of essential services.


Date Created: August 25, 2010