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Nassau County Interactive Law Enforcement & Community Crime Reduction Initiative

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $171,662)

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 grant recipient will use the FY 2011 JAG funds to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the criminal justice services system through a collaborated law enforcement and community support-based program. The strategies will include: (1) Increasing available patrols in high-risk areas in order to reduce crime and promote safe neighborhoods; (2) providing timely assistance and support services to victims of domestic violence; (3) conducting youth initiatives which will cultivate positive relationships between law enforcement and at-risk youth; and, (4) proactively combating gang violence with saturated enforcement patrols based intelligence lead policing tactics.


Date Created: August 21, 2011