Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $23,394)
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 implement and install stationary Automated License Plate Recognition System Readers. The purpose of the stationary ALPR system will be used to enhance the grantee's ability to assist the surrounding communities in the recovery of stolen motor vehicles. The stationary ALPR system will be an addition to the mobile ALPR systems and this equipment will be exceptionally useful in locating vehicles that have been placed on AMBER alerts as well as locating vehicles this department and surrounding departments have issued BOLOs (be on the lookout). NCA/NCF