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FY 13 JAG Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $376,167)

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 support a variety of law enforcement initiatives that will enhance essential county services. Specifically, funds will be used to: 1) hire a Volunteer Coordinator for the Victim Service Center; 2) purchase equipment for the Orange County Sheriff's Office Underwater Search and Recovery Team; 3) purchase dispatch consoles for the Orange County Fire Dispatch 911 center; 4) procure three x-ray screening systems/parcel scanners for the Orange County Corrections; 5) enhance security at the Orange County Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC); and 6) support the Neighborhood Preservation and Revitalization Businesses Project. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 11, 2013