SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT REGARDING GRANT FUNDING

SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT REGARDING GRANT FUNDING

            The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office will be applying for federal funds through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program and will be accepting recommendations from the public as part of the application process.

            The JAG Program provides funding to support law enforcement in technical support, strategic planning, research and evaluation, data collection, training, equipment, forensic laboratories and criminal justice information systems.

            The grant requires that anyone in Doña Ana County who wishes to give recommendations on the use of the funds has the opportunity to do so. The deadline to give input is on or before Wednesday, May 28, 2014.

            For input on the JAG Program, call the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office grants coordinator, Vince Pokluda, (575) 525-1911.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews may call Doña Ana County Sheriff's Department Public Information Communication Specialist Kelly Jameson at (575) 386-4302 or after hours at (575) 635-7168.