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On-Body Cameras and Night Vision Enhancements for Law Enforcement

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $41,953)

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 City of Rock Springs and Sweetwater County will use funds to implement public safety on-officer video cameras to add to evidence collection and be readily available when an officer is away from their vehicle. The City of Green River is will use funds to add night vision capabilities for their officers. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 5, 2014