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Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program

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  • Current: Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to state and local jurisdictions. The program provides reimbursement-based funding to assist state and units of local government in developing and implementing programs, activities, and technologies to prevent and control crime and improve the criminal justice system resulting in a lasting impact for the state of Indiana. As designated by the federal granting agency and ICJI, JAG funds may be used for state and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, information systems for criminal justice, and criminal justice related research and evaluation activities that will improve or enhance:

  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
  7. Mental Health programs related to law enforcement and corrections

Grant Status = Closed