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City of Norfolk Law Enforcement, Drug Treatment, Prosecution and Court, and Community Corrections Programs.

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $276,450)

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 city of Norfolk will support the Norfolk Police Department Community Policing Program, Norfolk Sheriff's Office Cognitive Drug Treatment Program, Norfolk Community Service Board's Opioid Treatment Program, Norfolk Criminal Justice Services Pretrial Services & Adult Community Supervision Divisions (Community Corrections Program), and the Norfolk Commonwealth's Attorney's Office (Prosecution and Court Program)-Juvenile Team.


Date Created: August 22, 2011