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Hemet Public Safety Data Management System Upgrade

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $51,774)

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 Hemet, through the police department, will utilize the FY 2010 funds to upgrade the police department's computer-based dispatch, records management, and crime analysis system. The city of Hemet Police Department will use the funds to enhance the department's effectiveness in combating and reducing crime by purchasing hardware and software.


Date Created: August 31, 2010