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FY 2011 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program - Local Solicitation, St. Louis County

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $114,053)

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).

St. Louis County will use the JAG grant funds to purchase laptop computers for county police cars which will allow police officers to perform routine tasks in the field. Officers will be able to electronically receive calls for service and assignments, check for warrants on suspects, and use the applications available on the computers to assist the officers in doing their jobs.


Date Created: August 28, 2011