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St. Louis City FY 2012 Justice Assistance Program

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $582,980)

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 St. Louis will use the JAG funds to support the Dutch town/Mount Pleasant Crime Reduction Partnership, Circuit Attorney's Drug Crimes Task Force, and the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court - Family Court Juvenile Division. The goals is to increase essential law enforcement and prevention services. NCA/NCF

Date Created: July 15, 2012