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Domestic Abuse Response Team. Specifically, awarded funding will partially support the salary & benefits of the Project Coordinator of the DART Unit.

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $33,714)

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 Lakeland Police Department will utilize its JAG award to partially fund the salary and benefits of the agency's Domestic Abuse Response Team (DART) Coordinator. NCA/NCF

Date Created: July 30, 2015