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Law Enforcement Equipment Purchase Project

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $15,515)

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 Rogers will use JAG funds to purchase law enforcement equipment for the Rogers Police Department. Specific purchases include mobile digital recorders, airsoft guns, green gas for airsoft guns, and training ammunition rounds. The project goals are to better equip officers to perform their daily duties in order to provide efficient service to their citizens.


Date Created: August 16, 2010