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Spotsylvania County's Request for FY 2013 JAG Local Solicitation

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $34,220)

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 utilize the grant award to provide training, equipment, and supplies that will improve law enforcement and social service programs within the county. The sheriff's office will purchase the following items: camera, ballistic shield, crowd control devices, and training courses for deputies. The social services department will use funds to train employees to conduct drug screenings and to purchase drug testing supplies.


Date Created: August 29, 2013