Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $738,950)
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 Guam Bureau of Statistics and Planning will use their FY 2012 JAG funds to address multi-jurisdictional drug task forces, sex offender registration management, crime reduction, forensic medical examination of sexual assault, sexual assault prosecution, correctional treatment and rehabilitative, recovery-oriented system of care program for substance abuse offenders, juvenile drug courts, adult drug courts, criminal justice records improvements, forensic laboratory management information systems, forensic science laboratory improvements, and evaluations. The project goal is to prevent or reduce crime and violence in Guam. NCA/NCF