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Communication and Investigative Equipment for Huntsville and Walker County

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $15,145)

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 plans to utilize its share of this Fiscal Year 2014 JAG award to purchase two 700/800 MHz radios, one body worn In-Car-Video System, and six Cocaine Test Kits. The County plans to utilize its share of to purchase a Rimage Evidence Disc System with Forensic Software in order to preserve and analyze evidence. The project goal is to enhance law enforcement capabilities. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 25, 2014