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2011 Marshall Police Department JAG Project

Award Information

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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $15,915)

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 Marshall will upgrade the Marshall Police Department's video camera systems and to acquire equipment to increase officer safety. The grant funds will be used replace obsolete mobile radios and in-car video recorders, and to purchase new Tasers with accompanying accessories. The JAG funds will improve criminal justice operations in Marshall City.


Date Created: August 18, 2011