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Technical/Vehicle Resource Grant, Phase 2

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $21,811)

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 disparate jursidictions of the city of Shawnee and Pottawatomie County will utilize the JAG award to purchase law enforcement equipment. Specific purchases will include tasers, ballistic helmets, and gas masks for the Shawnee Police Department. Pottawatomie County will use funds towards the purchase of a patrol vehicle. The goals of this project are to enhance officer safety and to provide an essential vehicle for County officers. NCA/NCF

Date Created: July 10, 2012