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City of Bozeman – 2016 Officer Plate Carrier Protection and Response Vests

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $15,155)

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 grantee will use the JAG funds to purchase equipment to support their law enforcement. Under this award, each patrol car will be equipped with a vest plate carrier outfitted with magazine pouches and a medical kit to address many issues currently facing officers responding to higher-threat situations. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 7, 2016