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Law Enforcement Training Simulator

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $34,697)

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).

JAG funds will be used to purchase a law enforcement training simulator. The agency will implement a system that will allow our officers to train more frequently at a lower cost and to experience realistic training scenarios that force our personal to make complex decisions under stress. This equipment will allow the department to enhance its training in the proper use of force.


Date Created: August 16, 2015