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Orange County Board of County Commissioners Byrne Grant 2016 include projects in the area of Law Enforcement, Drug Prevention, Corrections, Crime Prevention, and the Juvenile Assessment Center.

Award Information

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Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $405,024)

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 Orange County Board of Commissioners will utilize this Fiscal Year 2016 JAG award to support a variety of law enforcement related initiatives that will enhance essential county services. In particular, JAG funding will be use to support: the Victim Service Center, Orange County (OC) Corrections, OC Juvenile Assessment Center, OC Sheriff's Office and the OC Drug Free Office.


Date Created: July 18, 2016