Grant: $830,773 - Department of Justice - Aug. 6, 2009
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Award Description: BJA FY 09 Recovery Act Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Local Solicitation: The JAG program funded under the Recovery Act is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to state and local jurisdictions. Recovery JAG funds support all components of the criminal justice system, from multi-jurisdictional drug and gang task forces to crime prevention and domestic violence programs, courts, corrections, treatment, and justice information sharing inititiaves. Recovery JAG funded projects may address crime through the provision of services directly to individuals and/or communities and by improving the effectiveness and efficiency of criminal justice systems, processes, and procedures.
Project Description: The City of Bakersfield will use the Recovery Act JAG funds to support the Bakersfield Police Department's Stabilization and Restoration Project. This project will make street officers more available and equipped to proactively address the immediate conditions that give rise to public safety issues, provide officer training in strategic specialized areas to support the Directed Policing Unit, and support the crime prevention/education efforts of the Safe Haven program by giving hundreds of at-risk area youth a healthy positive alternative to the temptations of gangs and drugs. In order to accomplish these goals, the funds will provide overtime hours towards directed policing, purchase police cruisers with mobile data computers, provide 84 police officers POS-mandated and high priority training, and support full-time and part-time Safe Haven activity leaders as well as purchase necessary supplies.
Jobs Summary: Subrecipient-POLICE ACTIVITIES LEAGUE (2.39 FTE) - 2.39 FTE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION (Total jobs reported: 2)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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