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Technology and Safety Upgrade Project

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $26,792)

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 funds to purchase laptop computers, laptop vehicle docking stations, intoxilyzer, software and other law enforcement related equipment. The project goals are to increase officer visibility while in performance of their duties and to provide updated technology to give the officer the ability to perform these duties more safely and to more efficiently collect evidence, or reaching a non-violent resolution to a potentially violent situation. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 31, 2011