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Mission Police Department Mobile Printer Project

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $10,260)

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 Mission will use FY 2010 JAG funds to secure essential law enforcement equipment. Through the grant, four mobile printers will be purchased for the police department. The printers will enable patrol officers to print citations while in the field. The printers will also send traffic enforcement data to the department's main-frame computer system, thereby allowing officers to view intelligence information gathered.


Date Created: August 17, 2010