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The U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), has announced the availability of grant funds to local units of government through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program. The City of Portland, Multnomah County and the City of Gresham will apply for a joint total of $437,882.
The JAG program allows local governments to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime and to improve the criminal justice system. The funding distribution is based on population and crime statistics as well as law enforcement expenditure data.
There are six purpose areas under JAG:
More information may be found at https://www.bja.gov/funding.aspx#1
The application will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice on, or before June 26, 2015. The joint application, application ordinance, and intergovernmental agreement authorization ordinances will be on the June 10 & 17, 2015, Regular Council agendas.
The Portland Police Bureau, as the lead applicant of the application, provides the opportunity for public comment on the proposals contained in the application. To share comments or questions, contact Catherine Reiland, Senior Business Operations Manager, 503-823-0727 or email: Catherine.email@example.com