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Boone County & City of Columbia FY 2013 Byrne JAG Budget Assistance Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $43,892)

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, Hi Power Silhouette Targets (Rifle Grade); replacement hooks; metal shelter for firearms range; Swat Rifle Optics; Swat Co-Witnessed Rear Sight Vertical Grips; Forearm Lights for patrol rifles; A Portable Firearm Clearing Station; A Fixed Firearm Clearing Station, and Motorola XTS-2500 radios. The goal of this project is to enhance officer safety. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 28, 2013