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FY 2010 Enhanced Law Enforcement Programs/Equipment to Enhance Community Oriented Policing Initiatives

Award Information

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Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $68,936)

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 North Miami will use JAG funds to purchase law enforcement equipment for the North Miami Police Department. These purchases will include computer hardware and software, information technology support services, and other law enforcement-related equipment. The project goals are to assist the department in its continued effort to prevent and solve crimes through information technology, crime analysis, and community policing efforts, with a special emphasis on the reduction of violent crime and resolving quality of life issues.


Date Created: August 17, 2010