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Patrol Division License Plate Recognition System

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $15,307)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) allows states and units of local government, 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 Milford will use $15,307 in awarded grant funds to purchase components of a license plate recognition system. This system will enhance traffic enforcement, locate and identify wanted, missing, or supervised persons, apprehend criminal offenders, and recover stolen vehicles and property. The grant will pay for one CarDetector Condor DSP Based Mobile LPR 3 Camera System at a cost of $12,780, a Ruggedized Ledco Tuffhub for $367.00, and three trunk-mounted camera brackets for $270. The grant will also fund the installation hardware for the equipment at a cost of $13,417 and allow for officer training at a cost of $980.


Date Created: August 3, 2010