U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

NH Drug Task Force

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $750,000)

The Congressionally Selected Awards Program, authorized by the Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009 (Pub. L. 111-8), helps improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, prevent or combat juvenile delinquency, and/or assist victims of crime (other than compensation). Funds should be used for the projects selected by Congress, in the amounts specified in the joint explanatory statement incorporated by reference into Pub. L. 111-8, and generally consistent with one or more of the following statutory purposes: improving the functioning of the criminal justice system, preventing or combating juvenile delinquency, or assisting victims of crime (other than compensation). Each of these purposes is framed using language drawn, respectively, from the former Byrne discretionary statute, the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, the Victims of Crime Act, and the Violence Against Women Act. This project is authorized and funded through a line item in the FY 09 Congressional Budget and by the joint explanatory statement that is incorporated by reference into the FY09 Omnibus Appropriations Act.

The State of New Hampshire will support the operation of the New Hampshire Attorney General's Drug Task Force. The Drug Task Force is the sole agency in New Hampshire comprised of state, county, and local officers tasked with the investigation and interdiction of illicit narcotics on a statewide basis. The State of New Hampshire operates this single multijurisdictional task force on a statewide basis and through this collaborative multijurisdictional approach, New Hampshire is better able to address drug crime and to provide for the needs of it's citizens. The State is also better able to support it's local police departments through direct investigatory support and enhanced training of Drug Task Force narcotics agents. NCA/CF

Date Created: September 2, 2009