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FY 2013 Justice Assistance Grant Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $21,073)

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 use the JAG award to support overtime, community policing products and supplies, and equipment purchases. Overtime will be utilized to conduct various community policing activities to assist in the reduction of crime and help build community relationships. The community policing products and supplies are for a variety of programs including but not limited to Neighborhood Blockwatch, Crime Free Multi-Housing, School Resource Officers, Adopt a Wall Program, Graffiti Abatement Program, Public Education and for the City of Casa Grandes' Public Safety Day. Equipment purchases will include a mobile video camera.


Date Created: August 26, 2013