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Tulsa City & Tulsa County FY 2012 Justice Assistance Grant Project

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $416,804)

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 Tulsa and the county of Tulsa will support criminal justice initiatives. JAG funds be used to purchase supplies and equipment and fund officer overtime. The goals are to increase essential law enforcement services, improve police investigations, and enhance officer safety. NCA/NCF

Date Created: July 15, 2012