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Special Event Overtime for Law Enforcement

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $93,531)

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).

Volusia County will use the JAG award to fund overtime for the Volusia County Sheriff's Office (VCSO). The VCSO plans to provide additional sworn law enforcement personnel to work during many special events held within Volusia County. The VCSO expects to use 1,906 hours of overtime during the course of the grant.


Date Created: August 9, 2010