CLARKSBURG — The Harrison County Commission and the city of Clarksburg are partnering for grant funding from the United States Department of Justice for new supplies for law enforcement.
For fiscal year 2013, the Harrison County Commission is planning for a total of $26,990, including $10,579 for the county and $16,411 for the city of Clarksburg.
The county’s funding would go toward accident and crime reconstruction equipment, while the city’s would go toward in-cruiser cameras, according to M.L. Quinn, county director of grants and special projects.
Ellis County's Northwest Kansas Community Corrections will receive just more than $90,000 in grant money from the state as part of a program detailed by the governor's office. It was one of 24 grant recipients announced Monday.
Gov. Sam Brownback announced the grant recipients of the 2014 Federal Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program. JAG funding helps strengthen partnerships for safe communities and enhance the state's capacity to prevent, solve, and control crime. Local and statewide criminal justice agencies and support organizations will receive $2,865,208 for their criminal justice projects.
Two Saline County Entities have been awarded $104,143 and Ellis County has been given $91,673 by the state of Kansas to help reduce crime as part of the Justice Assistant Grant program.
Saline County Community Corrections was awarded $59,086 for its drug court programa nd Domestic Violence Association of Central Kansas was awarded $45,057 to provide education to middle schools and high schools on domestic and sexual abuse. Northwest Kansas Community Corrections, in Ellis County, was given $91,673 for drug testing, surveillance and substance abuse treatment.
The grants are part of $2,865,208 in funds awarded by the Kansas Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. The funds are passed from the federal government to the state.
2014 NGMA Annual Grants Training Call for Presenters Application Submittal Deadline is Friday, October 18, 2013
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TROY — Police will be able to ramp up patrols in the face of an uptick in crimes in the Lansingburgh area after receiving a federal grant meant to help improve the safety of the city.
On Tuesday, U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gilibrand announced the U.S. Department of Justice would be awarding the city $31,630 under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program.
According to a press release, the funds would go towards increasing deployment for uniform and plain clothes officers in areas of high crime activity, something Police Commissioner Anthony Magnetto explained would be a great help.
FOREST PARK — Forest Park police got a revenue boost Tuesday when city council members voted to accept a $13,269 justice assistance grant.
Chief Dwayne Hobbs said the department has the money, it just needed council members to agree to accept it. The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance grant is issued through the U.S. Department of Justice.
#The grant can be used to hire or retain law enforcement officers, among other permitted uses.
Richmond Police and the Wayne County Sheriff’s departments have received a grant for $17,702 from the U.S. Department of Justice.
U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett was in Richmond on Tuesday to present a ceremonial check to Mayor Sally Hutton, RPD Chief Kris Wolski and Wayne County Sheriff Jeff Cappa.
The money is part of the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant, which is designed to support local law enforcement with new initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment and supplies.
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