• By Byron Miller
  • Posted Thursday, July 9, 2009

Law Enforcement Receives Additional Justice Assistance Grant Funding

The County of Forsyth has been allocated $275,973 in Fiscal Year 2009 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant funds. These funds are to be distributed among the three major providers of law enforcement services within the county: Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, the Winston-Salem Police Department and the Kernersville Police Department.

The allocation has been distributed among the three entities as follows: Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and the Winston-Salem Police Department - $260,621 and Kernersville Police Department - $15,532l.

Anticipated usage of funds as applied for are:

Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and the Winston-Salem Police Department:
- Purchase and fully equip a tactical vehicle to be shared by
    both agencies

Kernersville Police Department:
- Purchase Canine Program Software
- Subscribe to service for in vehicle internet access for mobile
    data computers

Please feel free to email grants@fcso.us with any comments you may have.

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