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Mobile Office Project

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $37,808)

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 recipient will utilize award funds to upgrade their telecommunications capacity by expanding their mobile office project. The goal of this project are to improve the efficiency of police investigations by allowing access to electronic records and the data systems while in the field, and increase police visibility in the community. These strategies meet unfunded needs and will enhance telecommunications, investigative effectiveness and community visibility, while reducing overall crime.


Date Created: August 9, 2016