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Unmanned Arial Search and Rescue

Award Information

Awardee
Award #
2016-DJ-BX-0765
Location
Awardee County
Brazoria
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2016
Total funding (to date)
$11,081

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $11,081)

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 grant recipient will plans to use the JAG funds to purchase of an unmanned aerial vehicle. The request is for a Quadcopter, equipped with an HD digital camera and GPS mapping. The item will be used for law enforcement purposes (amber alerts, silver alerts, missing persons, search and rescue) throughout the county. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 28, 2016