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HPD FY 2010 Byrne / JAG Grant

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $91,841)

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 Hampton will utilize this Fiscal Year 2010 Local JAG award to purchase law enforcement equipment for the Hampton Police Department. Specific purchases will include computer hardware and software, M-14 Rifle stocks, a fax machine and printer for the Record Unit, information technology support services, and other law enforcement-related equipment. The city seeks to increase the Police Department staff's effectiveness through the provision of updated quipment and training.


Date Created: August 25, 2010