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Fiscal Year 2014 JAG Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $395,784)

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 this JAG award to support a variety of law enforcement initiatives that will enhance essential county services. Specifically, funds will be used to: 1) Procure a Computed Tomography with 3-D reconstruction software for the Health Services/Office of the Medical Examiner; 2) provide funding for the Victim Service Center/Sexual Assault Prevention for Youth Project; 3) provide funding for the Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO)/Methamphetamine Equipment Project; 4) provide funding for the OCSO/Property Crimes Touch DNA Initiative; 5) to purchase digital cameras for the OCSO/Domestic Violence Reduction Initiative Project; 6) to purchase a new Electronic Key System for the Orange County Corrections; and 7) to purchase furniture for the Orange County Juvenile Assistance Center. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 13, 2014