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Rapid City Police Department & Pennington County Sheriff Forensic Computer and Ballistic Helmets

Award Information

Award #
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $43,920)

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 Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s office will use funds to purchase 20 ballistics helmets with integrated hearing protection and communication equipment. They will also purchase two custom forensic computers. The computers would be assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 7, 2016