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Law Enforcement Technology Enhancement Project

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $16,862)

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 Sarasota will utilize their Fiscal Year 2008 JAG award in the amount of $16,862 to enhance the ability of its police department to provide professional and efficient service to its citizens. The city will purchase additional mobile computers for the Uniform Services Division, and assign the used computers to patrol officers. The additional computers will provide patrol officers with a reliable, consistent, and up-to-date computer platform to support their law enforcement duties.


Date Created: August 12, 2008