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Taser / AED / Range Upgrade Completion 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, $38,635)

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 county of Ottawa will use the Fiscal Year 2009 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) funding to fund their TASER/AED/Range Upgrade Completion Project. The Sheriff's Office of Ottawa will purchase tasers, automatic electronic defibrillators (AED's), and upgrade the department's training module for the range simulator. The JAG funding will assist Ottawa County in budget stabilization and improving services to the citizens Ottawa County.


Date Created: September 8, 2009