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Clinton Local Law Enforcement Enhancement Project 2011

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $27,533)

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 Clinton will serve as the fiscal agent for this award, and will utilize a portion of funds for administrative expenses. The City and Clinton County will use funds to purchase ballistic tactical vests. The equipment will improve tactical crisis team safety and response time for law enforcement in both jursidictions.


Date Created: September 1, 2011