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Officer & Civilian Safety and Technology Upgrade

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $15,050)

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 Prattville and Autauga County have been identified as disparate and will share this Fiscal Year 2009 JAG award in the amount of $15,050. The Prattsville Police Department will utilize the city's portion of the award ($7,525) to purchase five patrol rifles. The Autauga County Sheriff's Office will use the county's portion of the award ($7,525) to purchase laptop computers for their first responder vehicles.


Date Created: August 30, 2009