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Dunn PD SRT Equipment upgrade 2010

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $14,129)

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 Dunn, through the police department, will utilize the FY 2010 JAG funds to upgrade equipment. The updated equipment will provide officers with increased ballistic protection during high risk situations. The city of Dunn Police Department will purchase tactical operator vests, ballistic multiple strike rifle plates, ballistic helmets, tactical drop leg holsters, and tactical weapon lights.


Date Created: August 15, 2010