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JAG funds for law enforcement personnel related to the support of technology and information systems.

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $11,457)

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 JAG funds will be used to help cover the salary of a systems specialist within the city police department. This position works within a law enforcement capacity, dealing with system issues, communications, computers, and audio/visual equipment. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 30, 2015