Public Notification for Grant Applications
The Danville Police Department requested and submitted applications for the following grants in FY 2014
The Bureau of Justice Assistance, United States Department of Justice has identified the Danville Police Department is eligible for a grant of $22,150.00 under the FY 2013 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. The grant does not require any matching funds and can be used for local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support and criminal justice information systems. Before the grant can be awarded the governing body of the receiving jurisdiction must review the grant and be aware of its existence and intended use. The Danville Police Department intends to apply for this grant to purchase cellular modems for department vehicles to improve wireless connectivity for Mobile Computer Terminals. The City of Danville made its Fiscal Year 2013 JAG application available to citizens for comment prior to application submission by posting notice on the department's web site. The grant application will be made on July 9, 2013.
The Danville Police Department has applied for a highway safety grant under the FY 2014 Virginia Department of Motor Vehicle Highway Safety Enforcement - Alcohol Grant Program in the amount of $7.424.00 This funding will be used for the enforcement of driving under the influence (DUI) violations through sobriety and license checkpoints. Matching funds are in-kind and will not require any additional funding from the City.
The Danville Police Department has applied for a highway safety grant under the FY 2014 Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Safety Selective Enforcement- Speeding Grant Program in the amount of $13,913.00. This funding will be used to pay overtime to selective enforcement unit officers for traffic enforcement of speeding, saturation patrols and the purchase of equipment. Matching funds are in-kind and will not require any additional funding from the City.
The Danville Police Department has applied for a grant under the Department of Homeland Security FY 2013 State Homeland Security Program to pay for maintenance and/or equipment for systems previously purchased with State Homeland Security Program Grand funds. The Department has since been awarded $16,506.00 in reference to this grant.
Please forward any questions or comments concerning department grants to: