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Law Enforcement Officer Safety/Leadership Program

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $13,014)

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 2012 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) will be used to fund travel costs associated with law enforcement training. Education and training will be made available that will enhance and reinforce skills, heighten response to critical incidents, improve safety, and reinforce perishable skills; including weaponless defense, driving and firearms instruction.

Date Created: July 10, 2012