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Enhancement of Field and Support Services Divisions of the Brunswick Police Department

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $39,236)

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 Brunswick will use the grant funds to purchase portable digital radios, a commercial grade shredder, and other law enforcement equipment. The police department equipment that is currently being used is outdated and needs to be replaced. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 31, 2011