Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $16,007)
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 City of Glendale will use the FY 16 JAG award for updating and increasing the effectiveness of the Computer Forensics Unit by ensuring security of case related information, by protecting digital evidence in the field and in the lab using specialized collection and processing tools, and upgrading and expanding digital examination workstations including documentation software and forensic examination software. NCA/NCF