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Enhancing the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Law Enforcement at the Martin County Sheriff's Office

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $22,477)

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).

Martin County will use this grant to support law enforcement initiatives. Specifically, funds will be used to purchase; 1 DSLR Camera; 1 video alarm system; 8 GPS trackers; 2 Wigwag lights; 10 pocket printers; and 1 imaging scanner. The project goals are to enhance police technology and officer safety through the replacement of necessary equipment.


Date Created: August 25, 2016