Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $10,328)
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 disparate jurisdictions of the County of Floyd and the City of New Albany will use this JAG award to support their technology enhancements. Specifically, funds will be used to purchase tablet computers and IT upgrades. NCA/NCF
- VICTOR, enhanced with the CURE Violence and P.I.E.R. Models, engages community members and stakeholders in activities to improve knowledge of and ability to apply violence intervention strategies
- Eastern KY CEP will facilitate Comprehensive, Collaborative Community Supports to Improve Crisis Stabilization and Reentry Success among women and Rural KY jails.
- Amarillo Police Department / Potter County Sheriff's Office Equipment Purchase