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FY 2011 Justice Assistance Grant for Nevada

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $2,758,907)

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 grantee will use the 2011 JAG award to fund: law enforcement programs supporting multi-jurisdictional narcotics and gang task forces, and a statewide gang intelligence data base; prosecution and court programs consisting of pre-trial, misdemeanor, probation, and alternative sentencing services; prevention and education programs consisting of community outreach, substance abuse and drug endangered children; planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs supporting mobile data terminal improvements, a case management system, and gang technology training; and, drug treatment and prevention programs for parole offenders and substance abuse treatment for adolescents. The project goal is to reduce, prevent, and control crime.


Date Created: August 15, 2011