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Patrol Officer Field Reporting System Upgrade Project

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $13,056)

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 Dalton will use the FY 2011 JAG funds for the Patrol Officer Field Reporting System Upgrade Project. The Department will purchase eight laptop computers including automobile travel adaptors and five additional automobile travel adaptors for additional laptops. The goal of the project is provide effective, high-quality functional equipment to their personnel so that the replacement of outdated equipment will allows officers to work more efficiently and effectively while on patrol.


Date Created: August 31, 2011