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Police Continuous Improvement Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $32,854)

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 Jacksonville, through the police department, will utilize the FY 2010 JAG funds to improve their response and handling of crisis management situations and to enhance officer safety. The city of Jacksonville Police Department will purchase equipment and technology for their recently renovated mobile command center vehicle, rifles for their patrol officers, and ballistic shields for their first responders.


Date Created: August 16, 2010