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Mobile Communication Terminals Project

Award Information

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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $13,336)

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 Round Rock will use the JAG funds to enhance communication efforts for the police department. Specific purchases include two mobile communication terminals, two record management systems with computer aided dispatch software, and two docking stations. The project goal is to expand logistical capabilities through research, development, and utilization of effective technologies to enhance police service.


Date Created: September 17, 2009