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City of South Tucson Equipment Replacement

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $22,826)

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 South Tucson will use JAG funds to purchase law enforcement equipment. Specific purchases will include ammunition; cell-phones; property and evidence supplies; security keys for Mobile Data Terminals; mobile management devices; and, security cameras. The project goals are to increase officer safety, communication, handling of equipment and evidence, management's effectiveness, and security of the department.


Date Created: September 20, 2010