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Brazos County Law Enforcement Applies For Joint Grant

The Bryan Police Department will be filing a joint application with College Station Police Department and the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) from the United States Department of Justice.

Each Department will use the JAG award for the purpose of supporting local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, information technology, research and evaluation activities that will improve or enhance law enforcement programs.

A requirement of the JAG program is that the jurisdictions will submit a joint application for the total eligible allocation. The joint application must specify the award distribution to each unit of local government and the purpose for which the funds will be used.

The Bryan Police Department will receive $33,551.20.
The College Station Police Department will receive $13,745.35.
The Brazos County Sheriff’s Office will receive $8,346.45.

The College Station Police Department will present the JAG application to the College Station City Council on April 26, 2012. The Bryan Police Department will present the JAG application to the Bryan City Council on May 15, 2012 and the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office will present the JAG application to the Commissioner’s Court on April 24, 2012. If the public has any comments or concerns over the JAG program, please contact Officer Jon Agnew at 979-209-5350.

The safety of our community does not have borders. It is the goal of every law enforcement agency to protect the citizens that we serve. Be the eyes and ears of your police department. When you see suspicious activity contact the Bryan Police Department or the Brazos County Sheriff’s Department at 979-361-3888; contact the College Station Police Department at 979-764-3600. Together we can make a difference in our community. Hear It - See It - Report It

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