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Police Combatting Local Crime

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $164,417)

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 disparate jurisdictions will utilize the JAG award to support law enforcement initiatives. Funds will be used to purchase SWAT Tactical Vests and a police cruiser equipped with light bars, video equipment, special seats, and laptop . A small portion of funds will also be used to support overtime patrols. The project goals are to provide a safer community through increased officer presence and enhance officer safety. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 3, 2013