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Ada County Sheriff's Office and Boise City Police Department Equipment and Technology Enhancement and Systems Improvement Projects

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $137,959)

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 Boise Police Department will use FY 2014 funds for the equipment and software necessary to fully implement the Electronic Citation System. The Ada County Sheriff's Office will use FY 2014 funds for crash investigation equipment that is less labor dependent and more efficient, thus allowing for the timelier investigation of crash scenes and ultimately a much faster scene clearance time. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 10, 2014