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Rapides Parish Sheriff & Alexandria City FY14 JAG Project

Award Information

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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $78,262)

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 Rapides Parish Sheriff and Alexandria City, disparate jurisdictions, will utilize FY14 JAG funds to support the Metro Narcotics Task Force and police department. Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office will serve as the fiscal agent. The goals are to enhance investigations and improve criminal justice services. NCA/CF

Date Created: August 26, 2014