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City of Clinton Traffic and Officer Safety Enhancement Program 2010

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $12,182)

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 Clinton will use JAG funds towards law enforcement initiatives for the Department of Public Safety. Specific purchases include in car video surveillance systems and radars. The goal of this project is to improve the ability of the Clinton Department of Public Safety to provide high quality law enforcement services through the deployment of additional technological resources in patrol vehicles.


Date Created: August 19, 2010