SHAHEEN ANNOUNCES $1.8 MILLION FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE POLICE FORCES

August 30, 2011

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) announced today that New Hampshire has been awarded $1,827,737 in Department of Justice (DOJ) grants to support police departments and operations across the state.  The awards are administered through DOJ’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG), which allows states and units of local government to support a broad range of crime-prevention activities based on local needs.

“I’m pleased New Hampshire will receive these funds to bolster its police forces and help keep our citizens safe” Shaheen said.  “With state and local budgets strained under current economic pressures, these awards will help give the brave policemen and women around our state the resources they need to perform their jobs effectively and better serve the communities they protect.”

A summary of the awards received by state and local governments is included in the table below.  Some jurisdictions applied jointly as noted.

 

Award Recipient

Award Amount

Intended Use

N.H. Department of Justice

$1,377971

Drug interdiction efforts, cyber crime prevention, completion of statewide integrated criminal justice information system, youth crime prevention.

Manchester

Nashua

Hudson

$179,674

$68,976

$11,625

Equipment, community policing initiatives, crime prevention programs.

Rochester

Somersworth

$24,542

$12,013

Purchase and outfit of a patrol vehicle, firearms, ammunition, non-lethal weapons, supplies.

Derry

Rockingham County

$24,542

$10,979

Training, equipment, supplies, criminal justice information systems.

Concord

$35,134

New equipment and training.

Laconia

$21,571

Purchase of a mobile data system to increase effectiveness of police communications.

Keene

$20,409

Purchase video monitors, radio equipment and a mobile data terminal to increase law enforcement services.

Claremont

$14,338

Hire anti-drug personnel.

Portsmouth

$13,950

Purchase a police cruiser and equipment to use for roadway safety and traffic enforcement.

Conway

$12,013

Purchase a police cruiser and surveillance cameras.

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) announced today that New Hampshire has been awarded $1,827,737 in Department of Justice (DOJ) grants to support police departments and operations across the state.  The awards are administered through DOJ’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG), which allows states and units of local government to support a broad range of crime-prevention activities based on local needs.

 

“I’m pleased New Hampshire will receive these funds to bolster its police forces and help keep our citizens safe” Shaheen said.  “With state and local budgets strained under current economic pressures, these awards will help give the brave policemen and women around our state the resources they need to perform their jobs effectively and better serve the communities they protect.”

 

A summary of the awards received by state and local governments is included in the table below.  Some jurisdictions applied jointly as noted.

 

Award Recipient

Award Amount

Intended Use

N.H. Department of Justice

$1,377971

Drug interdiction efforts, cyber crime prevention, completion of statewide integrated criminal justice information system, youth crime prevention.

Manchester

Nashua

Hudson

$179,674

$68,976

$11,625

Equipment, community policing initiatives, crime prevention programs.

Rochester

Somersworth

$24,542

$12,013

Purchase and outfit of a patrol vehicle, firearms, ammunition, non-lethal weapons, supplies.

Derry

Rockingham County

$24,542

$10,979

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) announced today that New Hampshire has been awarded $1,827,737 in Department of Justice (DOJ) grants to support police departments and operations across the state.  The awards are administered through DOJ’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG), which allows states and units of local government to support a broad range of crime-prevention activities based on local needs.

“I’m pleased New Hampshire will receive these funds to bolster its police forces and help keep our citizens safe” Shaheen said.  “With state and local budgets strained under current economic pressures, these awards will help give the brave policemen and women around our state the resources they need to perform their jobs effectively and better serve the communities they protect.”

A summary of the awards received by state and local governments is included in the table below.  Some jurisdictions applied jointly as noted.

 

Award Recipient

Award Amount

Intended Use

N.H. Department of Justice

$1,377971

Drug interdiction efforts, cyber crime prevention, completion of statewide integrated criminal justice information system, youth crime prevention.

Manchester

Nashua

Hudson

$179,674

$68,976

$11,625

Equipment, community policing initiatives, crime prevention programs.

Rochester

Somersworth

$24,542

$12,013

Purchase and outfit of a patrol vehicle, firearms, ammunition, non-lethal weapons, supplies.

Derry

Rockingham County

$24,542

$10,979

Training, equipment, supplies, criminal justice information systems.

Concord

$35,134

New equipment and training.

Laconia

$21,571

Purchase of a mobile data system to increase effectiveness of police communications.

Keene

$20,409

Purchase video monitors, radio equipment and a mobile data terminal to increase law enforcement services.

Claremont

$14,338

Hire anti-drug personnel.

Portsmouth

$13,950

Purchase a police cruiser and equipment to use for roadway safety and traffic enforcement.

Conway

$12,013

Purchase a police cruiser and surveillance cameras.

Training, equipment, supplies, criminal justice information systems.

Concord

$35,134

New equipment and training.

Laconia

$21,571

Purchase of a mobile data system to increase effectiveness of police communications.

Keene

$20,409

Purchase video monitors, radio equipment and a mobile data terminal to increase law enforcement services.

Claremont

$14,338

Hire anti-drug personnel.

Portsmouth

$13,950

Purchase a police cruiser and equipment to use for roadway safety and traffic enforcement.

Conway

$12,013

Purchase a police cruiser and surveillance cameras.

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