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2015 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant(JAG) Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $148,132)

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 disparate jurisdictions will utilize the 2015 JAG award to pay personnel costs and purchase of surveillance equipment for undercover operations . The goal of this project is to support Lincoln and Lancaster Investigative Narcotics Cooperative which is trying to reduce illegal drug related violent crime, usage, distribution, and sales of the illegal drugs.


Date Created: August 31, 2015