For Immediate Release:
July 8, 2013
Memphis and Shelby County Justice Assistance Grant
Memphis, TN. - Certified as a “Disparate Jurisdiction,” the City of Memphis, along with Shelby County, Tennessee, are submitting a joint application for funds in the amount of $797,344 as allocated under the FY2013 Local Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.
As so prescribed by the JAG guidelines, and by mutual consent, Shelby County is designated as the applicant/fiscal agency for the program. Through a joint advisory board, the entities have collaborated on a program that provides for the prevention and control of crime for our citizens.
Prior to application submissions, the applicant is required to make the application available to the public and provide an opportunity for citizens and neighborhood or community organizations to comment.
The consolidated application of Memphis and Shelby County is available for comment from any interested part at 160 North Main Street, Suite 350 from 12:00PM on Monday, July 8, 2013 through noon Friday, July 12, 2013.
To access the recommendation letter, Click HERE
Direct comments to: Dottie Jones
Director of Community Services
160 North Main Street, Suite 801