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Firearm Security (Long Guns) Project

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Santa Rosa
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $27,677)

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).

Santa Rosa County will use the JAG award to purchase law enforcement equipment for the Santa Rosa Sheriff's Office. Grant funds will be used to purchase 120 duel mount gunlock systems and installed in each patrol vehicle throughout the agency. The project goals are to increase officer safety and the safety of citizens throughout the county.


Date Created: August 17, 2010