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Police Equipment

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $16,193)

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 San Jacinto, through the police department, will use the FY 2010 JAG funds to purchase law enforcement equipment. The city of San Jacinto Police Department will purchase a light tower to be used for illuminating investigative crime scenes and safety checkpoints. The police department will also use funds to continue their service agreement for the use of the digital evidence management system.


Date Created: August 30, 2010