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Greenwood County Clerk of Court/Family Court Records Management Upgrade Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $28,191)

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).

Greenwood County will utilize the FY 2011 JAG award to increase the effectiveness of their courts through records management upgrades. The Clerk of Court and Family Courts are required to retain all records indefinitely, which have resulted in a lack of space. Funds will allow the courts to purchase a high density filing system consisting of fixed and moveable carriages for court administration. The proposed equipment is designed to increase the available space as well as the efficiency and effectiveness of the Greenwood County Clerk of Court/Family Court Offices.


Date Created: August 21, 2011