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Sumter Police Department Investigative Services Division Program Enhancements

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $57,223)

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 Sumter will use JAG funds towards law enforcement and technology initiatives for the police department. Specific purchases will include voice activated radio dispatch alarms, wireless pressure mat, sensor programmers, ballistic entry shields, fuming chamber, cart for fuming chamber, evidence drying cabinet, wireless surveillance system, timer and climate control for wireless system, power adaptor, audio and video recorders, camera system kit, memory upgrade, synthesized receiver, tactical repeater, synthesized transmitter, digital voice recorder kit, and rims for undercover purposes. The goals of this project are to increase officer efficiency and effectiveness through the use of upgraded equipment.


Date Created: September 8, 2010