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City of Waterbury Crime Prevention and Special Initiatives Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $45,262)

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 program 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 grantee will used awarded funds to implement an initiative that targets areas of high street crimes, perform warrant sweeps and other special initiatives, and fund training. Grant funds will also be used to enhance Waterbury's crime prevention and education programs by funding Police Activity League.

Date Created: August 25, 2013