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2013 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) for LINC.

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $174,108)

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).

City of Lincoln will utilize FY 2013 JAG funds for the following: pay salaries to continue to have staff from the Lancaster County Attorney office and Lancaster County Sheriffs office assigned to the Lincoln/Lancaster County Investigative Narcotics Cooperative, to fund the offsite facility lease and it corresponding monthly expenses associated with running an offsite location in order to be collocated with Nebraska State Patrol with workspace for DEA, FBI, BATF, IRS, and US Attorneys Office. Supplies will be purchased for our ongoing digital evidence transition if other grant funding covers the costs of the facility which is our first priority and the salaries our second priority.


Date Created: August 13, 2013