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City of Harrisonburg Hazard Mitigation, Detection, and Response Project

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $14,017)

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 utilize JAG funds to purchase equipment to aid in the detection, prevention, and investigation of serious crimes, terroristic incidents, and intervention with the offenders who commit or plan to commit these acts. Purchases will include negotiator telephone equipment, digital recorders, explosives detection training, and a tracking device and accessories.


Date Created: August 29, 2013