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Cincinnati Police Visibility, Women Helping Women Sexual Assault Advocate, Hamilton County Adjudication Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $510,599)

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).

JAG funds will be used to pay police overtime, support a sexual assault advocate, and help to provide the courts with safe community release options for detainees and offenders identified with medium risk and high need profiles, thereby reserving local jail resources for high risk, dangerous offenders who pose a threat to the local community.


Date Created: August 14, 2011