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Practical Law Enforcement Training Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $18,085)

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 city of Cleburne will use the Fiscal Year 2009 JAG award ($18,085) to increase the Cleburne Police Deparment's officer shooter response capabilities by purchasing pistol training aids, patrol rifle training aids, and general tactical and training equipment. The goal is to increase the effectiveness of the training received by members of the Cleburne Police Department and other area law enforcement agencies through active shooter training.


Date Created: August 18, 2009