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FY 15 JAG Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $15,842)

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).

El Dorado County will use a portion of the FY 2015 JAG Award to pay for travel expenses for eight detectives to the California Narcotic Officers' Association Annual Training Institute. The funds will also fund travel for four Investigators to attend the California District Attorney Investigators' Association Annual Training Conference. The remaining funds will be used to purchase Holographic Rifle Sights. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 19, 2015