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Ouachita Parish Sheriff & Monroe City FY14 JAG Project

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $63,460)

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 Ouachita Parish Sheriff and the city of Monroe, disparate jurisdications, will use FY 14 JAG funds to purchase law enforcement equipment and supplies. The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office will serve as the fiscal agent. The goal is to enhance criminal investigations and police officer and public safety. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 28, 2014