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Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program 

Program Title
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program 

Program Description
Byrne Jag program allows state and local governments to support a broad range of activities in addressing drug control or prevention of violent crime. 

Source of Funding
Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance

Eligible Program Participants
Priority shall be given to applicants that demonstrate a cooperative law enforcement effort involving two or more criminal justice agencies, with jurisdiction over two or more areas; to enhance interagency coordination and intelligence while facilitating multi-jurisdictional criminal investigations and work cooperatively to detect, disrupt, and/or dismantle criminal drug-trafficking and gang organizations.

Method of Notification
Notice of federal funding availability through Byrne JAG is announced through the formal publication of a state application kit. This kit contains the forms and instructions needed to fully complete an application, as well as the regulations and guidelines that each applicant will be required to adhere to should it be awarded a subgrant.

Program Funding Period
July 1 through June 30

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