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Hollister Police Personnel Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $16,605)

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 funds to support the salary of a community services officer in the police department. The officer will maintain the department's records and data entry systems to ensure accurate information is available to officers in the field. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 18, 2011