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Camden County's FY '13 Justice Assistance Grant

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $262,700)

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 disparate jurisdictions will utilize the JAG award to support law enforcement initiatives. Funds will be used to purchase cameras, digital SD cards, recorders, thumb drives, GPS tracking devices, mapping programs, two-way radios, search vests, lanyards, erasable boards, pens light sticks, a crime scene processing van, gun cleaning machine, tablets, night vision equipment, command boxes, cargo trailer, monitors, monitor mounts and officer training. The project goals are to increase essential law enforcement services.

Date Created: August 25, 2013