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Prevention Through Preparation 2010

Award Information

Award #
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $19,168)

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 Chippewa Cree Tribe will use this Fiscal Year 2010 JAG award to fund the equipment and training necessary to enhance the safety and effectiveness of the Rocky Boy's Police Department. Rocky Boy's Reservation will purchase TASER units for seventeen officers. Funding will also be used for cartridges and magazines necessary for regular use and training purposes.


Date Created: August 19, 2010