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Range Simulator

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $82,499)

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 Lakewood will use the 2009 JAG funds to purchase a range simulator for their police department. Each commissioned officer is required to have regular ammunition training, and the new equipment will provide real life training scenarios for officers and decrease ammunition costs. Additional funds will be used for police overtime costs.


Date Created: August 17, 2009