|Covid-19|Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Wikipedia
The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Grant Program, or JAG originates out of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005. The JAG program is administered by the Office of Justice Programs's Bureau of Justice Assistance, and provides federal criminal justice funding to state, local and tribal jurisdictions. The funding is intended for a variety of areas, such as personnel, training, equipment and supplies.
The Recovery Act of 2009 appropriated $2 Billion in funding to the JAG program.