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JAG FY2015 Police Portable Two-Way Radio and Department Software Upgrade

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $63,757)

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 Lawrence will utilize funds to upgrade the Police Department portable two-way radio system and purchase police management software. The overall goal of the award is to increase internal communication and information sharing capability, as well improve overall efficiency and employee accountability. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 20, 2015