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Interactive Training Initiative

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $24,019)

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 grant recipient will use the JAG funds to purchase a weapons training system to better train officers in the decision-making process in the use of force, escalation and de-escalation, and deploying the proper use of force weapons (i.e. firearm, taser, oc spray, baton, and physical controls). Overall, this project will help provide the best training for the officers and increase officer safety while reducing liability to the city.


Date Created: September 1, 2011