Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $14,753)
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 grant recipient will use the JAG award to pay for overtime and education activities for the city police department. Special operation overtime coverage will allow the police department to conduct missions outside of regular patrol duty. Prevention and education activities will be conducted throughout the community, providing materials and other equipment to support this function. NCA/NCF