Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Board

The Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Board derives its existence and authority from Title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3711 et seq.); the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 (Public Law 100-690) and from the Governor's Executive Order (B 001 05), dated January 10, 2005.

The JAG Board members are appointed by the governor and charged with the responsibility to:

  • Advise the Division of Criminal Justice on issues related to federal block grant monies designated to improve the criminal justice system and reduce drug abuse and violent crimes;
  • Review the State plan for the JAG Program funds; and
  • Review applications from state and local agencies for funding from the federal JAG Program to the Director of the Division of Criminal Justice.

2017/18 JAG Board Meeting Schedule

Fall 2017 (September 26, 2017) -- JAG Board Retreat
Spring 2018 (April 16-20, 2018) -- 2018 JAG Funding Conference
Summer 2018 (May/June) -- 2018 JAG Reconsideration Meeting

News & Updates

Federal JAG Application and State Strategy
On 8/9/17, the State of Colorado's 2017 Federal Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) application was posted for public review and comment.  If you have any comments, questions or concerns regarding the proposed application, please contact Meg Williams, Manager of OAJJA, at 303-239-5717 or meg.williams@state.co.us