Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $146,945)
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 Boise Police Department will use their FY 2016 funds to: (1) Purchase training and technology to allow the enhanced physical extraction of data from cell phones; (2) Replace outdated riot control gas masks for its mobile field force team; and (3) Purchase additional security cameras for its building to enhance safety for officers and for the public. This equipment and technology can improve safety and aid job performance for officers and the public.
The Ada County Sheriffs Office will provide training, technology and equipment for their newly expanded crash reconstruction team. The Ada County Sheriffs Office Crash Reconstruction Unit serves all of Ada County.
- Police Field Force Team Project
- FY2020 Ohio Northern District PSN
- This Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) application for FY 2020 is being submitted on behalf of the PSN Team by the Fiscal Agent, The Children's Initiative. This grant is designed to take a collaborative approach to foster safer neighborhoods by utilizing b