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Mobile Wireless Data Communications for Law Enforcement Road Patrol Officers

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $30,513)

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 program 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).
This JAG award will be used to support law enforcement initiatives. Specifically, funds will be used purchase wireless broadband access for Citrus County Sheriff's road patrol deputies for a period of 12 months. By providing law enforcement personnel with the necessary technology, personnel will be better prepared to detect, identify, prevent, and disrupt acts of violence throughout the County. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 1, 2013