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Chelsea JAG 2016 Local

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $45,892)

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 recipient will use the JAG award to fund targeted overtime for officers in the specialized gang, drug, and anti-crime units and officer training. The goals of this project are to use crime data to guide the location and time of officer overtime assignments and increase officer training. Collectively these strategies meet unfunded needs and will increase office efficiency and community visibility while reducing area crime and violence.


Date Created: August 9, 2016