Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $53,765)
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 city of Daytona will use their 2015 JAG award to continue the enhancement of Juvenile Electronic Monitoring (JEM) programming, which strives to improve the quality of life in the city of Daytona Beach by increasing public safety and decreasing juvenile delinquency and juvenile recidivism rates. NCA/NCF