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Law Enforcement Emergency Funding

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $1,000,000)

The Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement (LCLE) will utilize the FY 16 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program carve-out funds to defray the law enforcement costs associated with the officer involved shooting on July 5, 2016, the protests related to the shooting, as well as overtime costs associated with the incident of July 17, 2016, when an armed assailant opened fire on the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies and the Baton Rouge Police Department officers. All grant funds will be used to reimburse the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office and the Baton Rouge Police Department for overtime costs. The LCLE will not retain any funds for administrative costs (not allowed for this grant), but instead will pass through the entire award amount (up to $650,000) to said local law enforcement entities.


Date Created: September 29, 2016