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  NCJ Number: NCJ 233811     Find in a Library
  Title: Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, 2010
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Author(s): Alexia D. Cooper ; Brian A. Reaves, Ph.D.
  Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Date Published: 04/2011
  Page Count: 8
  Series: BJS Technical Reports
  Annotation: This technical report presents data on the Justice Assistance Grant Program for 2010.
  Abstract: Highlights from this report include: the total Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program funding for 2010 was approximately $457 million, of which $445.9 million was allocated to the States, and $11.1 million was allocated to the U.S. territories and the District of Columbia; the 5 States receiving the largest allocations were California ($51.1 million), Texas ($33.9 million), Florida ($30.9 million), New York ($24.8 million), and Illinois ($18.9 million); a total of 2,214 local governments were eligible to receive JAG funds, with New York City ($6.4 million), Chicago ($4.9 million), Los Angeles ($3.1 million), Philadelphia ($3.0 million), and Houston ($2.7 million) receiving the largest amounts; and 3 States had more than 100 local governments that were eligible to receive JAG funds – California (272), Florida (152), and Texas (145). This BJS technical report presents data on the funds awarded during 2010 as part of the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. The JAG Program has seven purposes for which funds may be used: law enforcement; prosecution and courts; prevention and education; corrections and community corrections; drug treatment; planning, evaluation, and technology improvement; and crime victim and witness programs. The report presents an overview of the award process and describes the four steps in the award allocation process. Figure and tables
  Main Term(s): Grants or contracts
  Index Term(s): Program financing ; Program planning ; Federal programs ; Program implementation ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) ; Police community relations programs ; Victim-witness programs
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
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Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Report (Technical)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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