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FY 15 JAG Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $17,764)

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 the JAG award to fund overtime for parole and probation compliance checks and curfew and truancy sweeps. The goal of this project is to reduce area crime and violence by conducting additional special operations. The City will utilize overtime to organize and conduct probation operations that include follow-up on probationers with warrants and probationers who may be involved with criminal activity. The truancy sweeps will be in the morning hours after school is in session and will serve to discourage youth form being truant, promote accountability, and reduce related criminal activity. The curfew sweeps will be conducted to enforce curfew laws, serve to inform parents of their child’s activities, and discourage criminal activity.


Date Created: July 30, 2015