The Bureau of Justice Assistance has announced the solicitation for the FY 2021 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG). As the State Administrative Agency of the JAG program, the Bureau has prepared Guam’s FY 2021 JAG Program Narrative. The application submission deadline to the Bureau of Justice Assistance through the JustGrants System is July 22, 2021. To download the full application click here.
In compliance with the solicitation requirements to ensure the opportunity to comment on the application is made available for review to the governing body of the state, the public and criminal justice stakeholders, attached is Guam’s FY 2021 JAG Program Narrative for your review.
Guam’s plan reflects how the FY 2021 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program will be used to address improving the functioning of Guam’s criminal justice system. Funding under the FY 2021 Byrne JAG Program will be used to address programs under the following priorities defined in Guam’s FY 2019-2022 Multi Year Strategy for Drug Control, Violent Crime and Criminal Justice Systems Improvement: Technology Improvement, Treatment and Rehabilitation, Law Enforcement, Prevention and Education, and Corrections and Community Corrections.
In addition to the priority areas for funding under the 2021 Byrne JAG Program, Guam will use 3% congressional set-aside to meet compliance with the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS).
Should you have any comments or concerns with Guam’s FY 2021 JAG Program Narrative application, please provide your written comments to the Bureau by no later than 5:00 pm on Thursday, July 22, 2021. If we do not receive any comments by then, the Bureau will assume that you concur with the Guam’s FY 2021 JAG application.
Should you require additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Lola E. Leon Guerrero, Chief Planner, at 472-4201/2/3 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.