FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 12, 2019
Frederick Police Department Applying for Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant
FREDERICK, MD - The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, and Bureau of Justice Assistance have announced that it is seeking applications for funding under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, FY 2019 Local Solicitation. The BJA will be making awards to assist local and tribal efforts to prevent or reduce crime and violence. See https://www.bja.gov/Programs/JAG/jag19/MD.pdf for details.
The Frederick Police Department, in conjunction with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, is applying for funding in the amount of $43,220 ($21,610 for each agency). This funding is being sought to purchase law enforcement equipment including, but not limited to: communications equipment, forensic technology/equipment, and other equipment as necessary.
Public comment is invited. Please respond to email@example.com or write to Lt. Sean Carr, 100 West Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701. All comments should be received by August 23, 2019.