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Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $17,872)

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 Darlington will use the Fiscal Year 2009 JAG award to purchase equipment for its police department. The city will purchase one entry shield, six vest carriers, two guns, five cameras, training equipment (including rubber guns, mats range equipment, and protective wear), two laptops, crime scene equipment which includes lift kits, and DNA collection kits.


Date Created: August 27, 2009