Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $16,499)
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 Red Lake Band of Chippewa will use funds to contract for a process server personnel position to serve Tribal Court notices of proceedings, service orders, hearing notices and orders for protection. The Tribe will also purchase two uniforms, badges and a cell phone for the processer. NCA/NCF