Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $339,681)
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).
Tulsa City and Tulsa County, disparate jurisdictions, will utilize the FY 15 JAG award to support law enforcement initiatives. The Tulsa Police Department will serve as the fiscal agent. Funds will primarily be used to support personnel and equipment enhancement. The project goals are to increase essential law enforcement services and improve officer safety. NCA/NCF