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State of Wisconsin FY16 JAG Application

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $2,872,194)

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 Wisconsin Department of Justice will utilize grant funds in support of: Initiatives to reduce drug crime by allocating resources to multijurisdictional drug enforcement task forces; Initiatives to provide specialized training for professionals throughout the criminal justice system; Programming designed to develop a model policies resource that articulates evidence-based principles. Partners will include the State Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, local criminal justice coordinating councils, the state courts, and local law enforcement and prosecutorsÂ’ offices.


Date Created: August 29, 2016