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County of Santa Cruz FY 23 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Awardee County
Santa Cruz
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $25,961)

The County of Santa Cruz will utilize JAG grant funds to implement the Tactical Equipment Enhancement and Upgrade Project (TEE-UP) to strengthen SWAT Team and Bomb Unit response tactics to reduce crime and violence, protect the safety of the public, and safety of tactical team members. Specifically, the Sheriff-Coroner’s Office will use JAG funds to replace the SWAT Team’s ear communication system and acquire a mechanic breaching tool.  The Bomb Squad Unit will acquire x-ray generation devices to detect potential improvised explosive devices and other threats.

Date Created: September 26, 2023