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City of Greenville & Washington County FY 2012 JAG Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $16,137)

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 disparate jurisdictions will use the JAG award to purchase portable radios and chargers, radar speed dash mounts, and laptop computers. Additionally, both agencies will purchase software to ensure the radios will be functional throughout this grant period and beyond. The project goals are to enhance the ability to investigate, communicate, collaborate, and share information internally and externally with other law enforcement agencies and prosecutors through technology and interoperable advancements. NCA/NCF

Date Created: July 31, 2012