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Lake & Roadway Enhancement Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $25,918)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) allows states and units of local governments, 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, including 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 and enforcement programs; 6) planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs; and 7) crime victim and witness programs (other than compensation).

The disparate jurisdictions consisting of the city of Shawnee and Pottawatomie County will share their JAG award in the amount of $25,918 to purchase upgraded technology and equipment. The city of Shawnee, acting as the fiscal agent, will use $9,000 to obtain equipment and enhance public safety pertaining to lake patrol responsibilities. Pottawatomie County will use $16,916 to upgrade the current patrol fleet for emergency response. The goal of both entities is to enhance community safety, law enforcement performance, and to promote economic benefits.


Date Created: August 27, 2009