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Law Enforcement Training and Equipment Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $48,390)

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 Charlottesville will use the JAG award in the amount of $48,390 to support law enforcement training and equipment. The goals of the project are to retain employees, improve employee safety, and improve operational efficiencies in addition to contributing indirectly to maintaining and creation of jobs. The project's major deliverables are to provide training and purchase law enforcement equipment.


Date Created: August 26, 2010