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Texas Anti-Gang Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds supported the initial implementation of the Texas Anti-Gang (TAG) Program. The TAG Program provides an opportunity for agencies at all levels to pursue collaborative investigations against the most significant gangs throughout Texas. The program's main goal...


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Automated Fingerprint Identification System

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in South Carolina support the purchase of two Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) for local and county sheriff’s departments. AFIS is managed by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. Agency and Program Information State Agency...


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Wyoming Regional Enforcement Teams

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation’s (DCI) five Regional Enforcement Teams, which have offices throughout the state. Each Enforcement Team is staffed by full-time agents, as well as officers and deputies, referred to as Task Force Officers...


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Wisconsin Multi-jurisdictional Task Forces

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support 18 local drug and violent crime task forces. These multi-jurisdictional efforts cover 56 of the state’s 72 counties. As part of this initiative, funds support an inter-tribal task force, which has representation from 10 of the state’s 12 tribal...


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West Virginia Prevention Resource Officer Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Prevention Resource Officer (PRO) Program in West Virginia Schools. The PRO Program is a cooperative effort between schools and law enforcement to: improve student’s attitudes and knowledge of criminal justice and law enforcement, to prevent kids...


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West Virginia Multi-jurisdictional Task Forces

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support thirteen multi-jurisdictional task forces that have been a pioneering initiative in the battle against violent crime and drug abuse for several years. The organized task forces are funded in part by the Byrne JAG program. West Virginia currently has...


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Washington Multi-jurisdictional Task Forces

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support Washington State’s 17 regional multi-jurisdictional drug and gang task forces support 75 percent of the state’s population. The State Administering Agency maintains quality control and conducts evaluations through a peer review evaluation process that...


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Virginia Law Enforcement Naloxone Kits

Program Description In response to the Heroin and Opioid Epidemic, Byrne JAG funds have supported the purchase of naloxone kits for local law enforcement agencies. Qualifying law enforcement agencies must ensure officers go through the REVIVE training course offered by the Department of...


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Virginia Law Enforcement Body Camera Initiative

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the purchase of body worn cameras in an effort to improve public safety and increase positive interactions between the police and the communities they serve. Virginia’s SAA has developed a model policy on the use of body worn cameras and made it...


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Vermont State Police Multi-jurisdictional Task Force

Program Description In Vermont, Byrne JAG funding is blended with state funds to support a statewide multi-jurisdictional task force run out the Vermont State Police. Specifically, Byrne JAG funds support one Unit Supervisor State Police Sergeant position with overtime as well as a local police...