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Shelby Law Enforcement Technology, Safety and Training Project.

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $11,755)

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 Shelby County and the city of Shelbyville will share the Fiscal Year 2009 JAG award to enhance officer safety and provide additional service capabilities to the community. The city of Shelbyville, along with the Shelbyville Police Department (SPD), will utilize the entire allocation to purchase sixteen rifle security mounting racks, twenty-six service weapon holsters, six simulation training handguns, and two simulation training rifles. The county will not receive any grant funds, but remains a partner in the award.


Date Created: September 7, 2009