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Agency:    Department of Justice
Bureau:    Office of Justice Programs
Account:    State and local law enforcement assistance (15-0404)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Director, OBMS
Contact Information:    http://WWW.USDOJ.GOV   202-514-2007
To improve the functioning of the criminal justice system and enforce state and local laws - Westchester County, NY.

1 recipient will receive $197,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 217
Description: The City of Yonkers will use $197,329 in funding for training and equipment for the Westchester County Special Operations Task Force. Personnel from nine fire departments in the County, organized into 6 squads will be trained for confined space rescue, high angle rescue, and trench and building collapse. The funds are made available through the Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Discretionary Grants Program. One trailer will be purchased, equipped and located in the Greenville Fire District (Squad 6) centrally located in Southern Westchester County. The trailer will be set up to allow for rapid response to technical rescue incidents, and readily available on a rotating basis for training among the other squads.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
City of Yonkers (72722903) $197 Locality
City Hall
40 South Broadway
Yonkers, NY
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $200,000 for the Westchester County, NY, Special Operations Task Force;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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