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Necessary equipment to maintain training.

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $16,160)

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 town of Enfield will use fiscal year 2009 JAG funds in the amount of $16,160 to purchase necessary equipment for the Enfield Police Department (EPD). The EPD intends to purchase Tasers, rifles, protective gear (masks, throat collars, groin protectors), and simunition supplies. The EPD has decided to utilize the funds from the 2009 JAG award to purchase these items that were previously cut from the Enfield budget due to a strained economy.


Date Created: August 30, 2009