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Equipment Procurement, Officer Training, and Stop the Violence Initiative

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $32,189)

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 Rock County Sheriff's Office, the Beloit Police Department, and the Janesville Police Department are jointly applying for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $32,189, to fund Law Enforcement Programs. The title of the project is Equipment Procurement, Officer Training, and Stop the Violence Initiative.
The Rock County Sheriff’s Office will act as the fiscal agent and will file the application, distribute the funds, and submit the required reporting


Date Created: September 14, 2015