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Jeffersonville ' Clarksville ' Clark County Communications and Technology Upgrade

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $35,836)

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 Jeffersonville, town of Clarksville, and Clarksville County will use their FY 2009 Local JAG award to purchase law enforcement equipment. The city of Jeffersonville, serving as the fiscal agent, will purchase six XTL 2500 interoperable 800 MHz mobile radios. The town of Clarksville will purchase 13 upgraded computers with Microsoft XP operating systems or higher and an upgraded server. Clark County will purchase and install two Motorola 800 MHz mobile radios. The primary goal of the these funds is to improve the efficiency of law enforcement operations through the acquisition of equipment.


Date Created: September 3, 2009