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Boise Police Department, Crime Lab Team equipment; Ada County Sheriff Office, equipment for the Tactical Team and training equipment

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $164,487)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program allows units of local government, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own state and local needs and conditions. Grant funds can be used for state and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, and information systems for criminal justice or civil proceedings, including for any one or more of the following program areas: 1) law enforcement programs; 2) prosecution and court programs; 3) prevention and education programs; 4) corrections and community corrections programs; 5) drug treatment and enforcement programs; 6) planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs; 7) crime victim and witness programs (other than compensation); 8) mental health programs and related law enforcement and corrections programs, including behavioral programs and crisis intervention teams; and 9) implementation of state crisis intervention court proceedings and related programs or initiatives, including but not limited to: mental health courts; drug courts; veterans courts; and extreme risk protection order programs.

The BPD Crime Lab Team would outfit a van to install shelving, drawers, racks and work space cabinets. Additionally, the van will need to be outfitted with some of the small tools and equipment which could include: seating, computer/technology equipment for data collection and analysis, specialized equipment to prevent contamination and to preserve evidence, and supplies.
There is a Programmatic Cost GAM request (GAM-581921) that should be processed along with this Scope Change GAM.

Date Created: September 22, 2022