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Special Response Team Equipment and Technology Enhancement Phase 2 Project

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $16,162)

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).

The grantee will use the JAG award to acquire tactical equipment for their Special Response Team. Funds will be used to purchase a military and tactical breach torch kit, door blower, mini-breaching saw kit, and ballistic tactical shields. The receipt of the equipment will allow the Sterling Heights Police Department to adequately equip the Special Response Team for daily operations.


Date Created: August 8, 2013