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State of Texas Public Safety Emergency Funding -Dallas Texas

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $1,000,000)

The Texas Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division will utilize the FY 16 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program carve-out funds to defray the law enforcement costs associated with the officer involved shooting on July 7, 2016. An armed assailant opened fire on the Dallas Police Officers. Funds will be used to help offset the extraordinary personnel costs (in the form of salaries and overtime) incurred by the Dallas Police Department, as well as possibly other state and local agencies that will provide personnel to the initial calls for assistance during shootings. The Texas SAA will not retain any funds for administrative costs (not allowed for this grant), but instead will pass through the entire award amount (up to $650,000) to said local enforcement entities.


Date Created: September 29, 2016