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Selective Traffic Enforcement and High Visibility Patrol

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $22,656)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) allows states, tribes, and local governments to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own 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 for any one or more of the following purpose areas: 1) law enforcement programs; 2) prosecution and court programs; 3) prevention and education programs; 4) corrections and community corrections programs; 5) drug treatment programs; 6) planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs; and 7) crime victim and witness programs (other than compensation).

The City of Norwalk Police Department will utilize Norwalk City's Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 JAG award to fund officer overtime in the patrol division. Overtime hours will allow high visibility patrolling and increase enforcement efforts aimed at increasing public safety through the enforcement of motor vehicle and criminal violations.


Date Created: July 30, 2008