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2014 Law Enforcement Enhancement Project

Award Information

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Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $72,483)

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 Coeur d'Alene Police Department will use funds to support the following three program components: replace the existing computer access protocols for the school resource officers from a mobile environment to a fixed environment to aid in making the technology in use CJIS compliant; replace obsolete computer technology in police vehicles to improve communication and data availablility while on patrol; and for rifle equipment. The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office will use funds to purchase mobile data equipment in a CJIS compliant environment. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 10, 2014