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2013 GIPD & HCSO Jag Grant Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $27,794)

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 City of Grand Island is proposing to purchase equipment for use in by the Grand Island Police Department to improve effectiveness and safety. They will also allocate 25% of the total grant to the Hall County Sheriff's Department, who proposes the purchase of police equipment to improve effectiveness and safety.


Date Created: September 2, 2013