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FY 2015 Emergency Federal Law Enforcement Assistance (EFLEA) Program

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $1,011,443)

The recipient will utilize the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program carve-out funds to defray police overtime and salary costs associated with the civil unrest that unfolded in Ferguson, MO following the shooting death of Michael Brown. The Brown incident has spawned a continued and unprecedented increase in violent crime in Ferguson to include substantial property damage and has put the public at risk from criminal acts of looters and arsonists.


Date Created: September 27, 2015