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Alternative Transportation Project

Award Information

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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $41,013)

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 Myrtle Beach will utilize the FY 2011 JAG award to improve law enforcement accessibility during community policing events. Funds will allow the police department to purchase T3 personal mobility vehicles, which will allow officers to easily patrol major events and maneuver through crowded areas to provide optimal public safety.


Date Created: August 21, 2011