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Law Enforcement Equipment and Improvement Project

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $119,162)

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 the city of Greenville and Pitt County will use the 2009 JAG award in the amount of $119,162 to purchase law enforcement equipment that will enhance their policing capacity, communications, and officer safety. The city of Greenville, acting as the fiscal agent, will use $82,792 to purchase patrol vehicle cameras and recorders, laptop computers, camera monitors, and digital cameras. Pitt County will use $36,370 to purchase mobile computers.


Date Created: August 30, 2009