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City of St. Louis Justice Assistance Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $531,520)

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 utilize the JAG award to support law enforcement initiatives. Funds will be used to continue the operation of four programs historically funded with JAG funds. The specific programs are Environmental Quality Investigations, Circuit Attorney's Drug Crimes Task Force, the City Counselor's Problem Properties Unit, and the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department's Crime Reduction Partnership. The project goals are to increase essential law enforcement activities. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 25, 2013