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Smart Policing 102

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $78,124)

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 will share use this JAG award to upgrade technology and purchase equipment. The purpose of each jurisdiction's program is to improve the quality of public service provided to the community and increase officer safety. Purchasing and utilizing state-of-the art equipment which will increase each jurisdictions capacity to accurately collect and disseminate information, identify suspects, reconstruct accident scenes, and enable their Crime Labs to integrate with the Automated Fingerprint Identification System.


Date Created: August 14, 2011