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2016 JAG Interview Rooms and Body-Worn Camera Audio/Video Evidence Collection

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Des Moines
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $21,328)

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).

City of Burlington and Des Moines County will share the JAG award. The city will use their share of JAG funds to purchase equipment to upgrade the recording capabilities of the city police department's interview rooms. The county will use their share of JAG funds to purchase body worn cameras for use by county law enforcement. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 8, 2016