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Auto Theft Reduction and Recovery Program

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $11,419)

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 purchase aa Automated License Plate Recognition unit. The readers are able to convert data associated with vehicle license plates for official law enforcement purposes; identifying stolen vehicles, stolen license plates, and missing persons, as well as gathering information related to active warrants, homeland security, electronic surveillance, suspect interdiction and stolen property recovery.


Date Created: August 13, 2013