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Bonneville County & Idaho Falls Police Department 2016 Justice Assistance Grant

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $38,073)

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).

Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office will use the 2016 JAG funds to purchase updated gas masks and gas mask testing equipment. The gas mask are considered standard for all patrol cars.

The Idaho Falls Police Department will use 2016 JAG funds to purchase updated less than lethal devices (TASER), body worn cameras and a ductless fume hood.

Date Created: August 28, 2016