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2013 East Point Police Department is seeking grant assistance to address its Municipal Jail Initiative and to continue with Community Outreach Programs.

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $34,361)

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 commercial dryer, washer, locking system and to support a Community Outreach program. The goals of the project are to increase efficiency and effectiveness of jail operations; increase outreach community outreach programs, and improve its effors with traffic enforcement.

Date Created: September 3, 2013