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Bossier City & Bossier Parish FY 2011 JAG Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $110,586)

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 grantee will use the JAG award to fund overtime for officers, purchase technology upgrades and police vehicles. The goal of this project is to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of local law enforcement services. The grantee will use this award to support the following purpose areas: community policing, crime prevention, overtime, vehicle purchases and cyber crime.


Date Created: September 1, 2011