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Revere Community Resource Enhancement Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $22,843)

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 recipient will utilize JAG funds to maintain a part-time Community Resource Coordinator position, as well as purchase community outreach educational materials and supplies for the Citizen's Police Academy. The primary goal of the project is to provide residents with a better understanding of the mission and overall operations of the police department and in turn work to enhance the department's relationship/partnership with the community and create a safer and more secure city.


Date Created: July 16, 2014