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Calais Police Department Rapid Deployment Active Shooter Response Preparedness Project

Award Information

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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $15,495)

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 grantee will use the grant to support law enforcement initiatives. Funds will be used to be used to purchase the supplies, equipment and training necessary to provide Calais and other law enforcement officers with the technical skills and knowledge to effectively respond to an active shooter incident in any public setting but with a primary focus on schools. The project goal is to increase officer safety throughout the community. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 28, 2011