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Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe Equipment Purchase Project

Award Information

Award #
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $19,513)

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 Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Police Department will use $19,513 in JAG funds for the purchase of equipment, specifically heavy ballistic vests. The heavy ballistic vests will be deployed by the tribal officers in an attempt to avoid serious injury.


Date Created: August 25, 2010