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City of Dubuque and Dubuque County 2010 Law Enforcement, Prevention, Preparedness, Investigative and Tactical Response Project

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $85,521)

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 disparate jurisdictions consisting of Dubuque County and the city of Dubuque will utilize the FY 2010 JAG grant in the amount of $85,521 to support law enforcement initiatives. Dubuque County, serving as the fiscal agent will use grant funds to purchase firearms, surveillance cameras, and a mobile alarm system for the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office. The city of Dubuque will use grant funds towards overtime, equipment, firearms, education materials, uniforms, and other related supplies to a variety of law enforcement programs. JAG funds will assist policing efforts, as well as ensure the sustenance of essential services.


Date Created: August 30, 2010