AG Awards Grants For Bulletproof Vests To Local Police

  • Body Armor Grants Awarded - Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost

    Body Armor Grants Awarded The Ohio Law Enforcement Body Armor Program – administered by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office – continues in fiscal year 2021 to provide grants to local law enforcement agencies to purchase body armor vests.

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  • Body Armor for Law Enforcement Officers

    Law Enforcement Armor Vests (hereinafter, “BPV program”) provides grants to state, local, and tribal governments to purchase armor vests for use by law enforcement officers and court officers. The BPV program was first authorized by the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 1998 (P.L. 105-181).

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  • Body Armor: Protecting Our Nation’s Officers From ...

    Dec 23, 1975· Body armor is critical safety equipment for officers’ personal protection. Although there is no such thing as bulletproof armor, ballistic-resistant body armor can protect against many types of handgun and rifle ammunition. Since it was founded in 1987, the International Association of Chiefs of Police/DuPont Kevlar Survivors’ Club has ...

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  • Funding for police bulletproof vest program in question ...

    May 14, 2014· Medill News Service. A program that has supplied more than 1 million bulletproof vests to police departments in Texas and around the country is facing a …

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  • Grant helps Akron area's small and large police ...

    Sep 02, 2019· Thanks to a body armor grant from the state, one of Summit County’s smallest law enforcement agencies will be one of the best protected. Reminderville Police Department Lt. Jamie Siegfried said the $15,249 the department received helped buy 10 bulletproof vests. The Akron Police Department secured $27,971 and was the only department to acquire more funding than the village of …

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  • Law Enforcement Grants | Bulletproof Vest Partnership

    Fortunately, grants are available to help cover the cost of new equipment. Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) One of the highest-funded grant programs is the Bulletproof Vest Partnership, created in 1999 to reimburse states, counties, federally recognized tribes, cities and local jurisdictions up to 50% of the cost of body armor vests purchased ...

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  • Law Enforcement Grants - U.S. Department of Justice

    Feb 23, 2015· Roanoke Rapids $ 1,063.00 Bulletproof Vests Program $ 14,738.00 Local Law Enforcement Block Grants Robeson County $ 405.00 Bulletproof Vests Program $ 61,463.00 Local Law Enforcement Block Grants Rocky Mount $ 26,273.00 Bulletproof Vests Program $ 95,882.00 Local Law Enforcement

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  • Where to Find Funding for Equipment, Training, Hiring, and ...

    The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation, founded by the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, offers grants to help police K-9 units purchase dogs and dog safety vests and provide for other K-9 needs. The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) awards funds for vehicles and equipment to SWAT teams that are members of the association.

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  • Do Federal Grants 'Incentivize Harmful Policing'? | The ...

    Jun 09, 2020· The Department of Justice says COPS has provided $14 billion to hire and train local police. Attorney General William Barr has announced the awarding of …

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  • Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program ...

    Mar 02, 2012· Created by the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 1998, the Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program, administered by BJA, is a unique U.S. Department of Justice initiative designed to provide a critical resource to state and local law enforcement. NEW: Applications for FY 2021 BVP funds will be accepted beginning April 29, 2021.

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  • Law Enforcement Body Armor: DOJ Could Enhance Grant ...

    Feb 15, 2012· The Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) program offers 2-year grants on a reimbursable basis. The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program provides 4-year grant money up front that can be used to fund body armor procurement along with other criminal justice activities.

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  • Justice Department Awards $56 Million to Support Law ...

    Nov 21, 2018· Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker today announced awards of over $56 million in grant funding awarded last month through the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) to enhance state, local, and tribal law enforcement safety and wellness. OJP’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and National Institute of Justice awarded grants to law enforcement departments, local ...

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  • Baker-Polito Administration Announces Local Law ...

    Lt. Governor Karyn Polito today announced grant awards totaling more than $1.3 million in federal Byrne Justice Assistance Grant funds to 77 local police departments. The grants will help departments purchase vital equipment and technology that will provide additional protection to law enforcement officers and enhance security at schools in various communities.

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  • Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) – First Responder Grants

    Apr 12, 2018· Agencies awarded the Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) receive funds for state and local law enforcement officers to procure body armor. Documentation Requirement: Grantees are required to keep documentation to support the BVP vest application and payment requests for at least a three year period.

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  • Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) - Police Grants Help

    Grant Category. Community Policing, Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement, Town, City or County Government. Deadline. 6/08/2021 (est.) - Please note: This is an estimated deadline based on the previous year grant schedule. We recommend adding this grant to your alert list to be notified of any release date updates. Summary.

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  • 2020 JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT LOCAL LAW …

    daily wear ballistic vests only. Any ballistic equipment purchased with JAG funds may be purchased at any threat level, make, or model from any distributor or manufacturer, as long as thevests have been tested and found to comply with the latest applicable National Institute of Justice (NIJ) ballistic or stab standards.

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  • Justice Department awards grants to 20 state police ...

    Sep 22, 2015· The 20 law-enforcement agencies in Western Washington that were awarded $1 million in Department of Justice grants on Tuesday will use the money to pay for ballistic vests…

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  • Body Armor Grants Awarded - Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost

    Body Armor Grants Awarded. The Ohio Law Enforcement Body Armor Program – administered by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office – continues in fiscal year 2021 to provide grants to local law enforcement agencies to purchase body armor vests. In its first two years, the program awarded grants exceeding $5.4 million to 525 local law enforcement ...

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  • Police departments get equipment grants - The Item ...

    Nov 12, 2018· NATICK — Grant awards totaling more than $1.3 million in federal Byrne Justice Assistance Grant funds were announced for 77 local police departments. The grants will help departments purchase ...

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  • Funding for police bulletproof vest program in question ...

    May 14, 2014· Medill News Service. A program that has supplied more than 1 million bulletproof vests to police departments in Texas and around the country is facing a holdup on Capitol Hill. Sen. Tom Coburn, R ...

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  • AG Mike DeWine unveils body armor grants, FOP critical of ...

    Aug 15, 2018· Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the state's injured worker fund is setting aside a portion of its safety grant funding to help local police agencies pay for bulletproof vests. The ...

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  • Butler County safety agencies get $44K in body armor grants

    Nov 15, 2019· In fiscal year 2019, the Attorney General’s office awarded more than $3.5 million in grants to 405 local law enforcement agencies statewide, according to the AG’s website. The program has been ...

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  • $1.3 million in grants were just announced for local ...

    Nov 01, 2018· "These awards will provide Massachusetts police officers with life-saving protective gear such as bulletproof vests, helmets and medical equipment as well as a range of technology items to bolster ...

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  • AG awards grants for bulletproof vests to local police

    Aug 28, 2014· The grants will help 14 of the region's police agencies pay for a total of 175 bulletproof vests. Announcing the grants Thursday in Binghamton, Schneiderman said these vests are "essential ...

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  • Equipment Grants for Small Police Departments | Bizfluent

    Sep 26, 2017· Equipment ranging from cars to bulletproof vests are needed by police departments to keep their officers safe and able to do their jobs effectively. However, many of these purchases come with large price tags. Police departments in small communities are often at an added disadvantaged because they have fewer resources available.

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  • Grant to help fund bulletproof vests for local police ...

    Sep 15, 2015· Some local police officers will be outfitted soon with much needed bulletproof vests, thanks to federal grant funds sought by the City of Bartlesville Grants Administration Department. The $5,492.24 grant — provided by the U.S. Department of Justice — will fund half the cost of approximately 15 vests for local officers, according to Grants ...

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  • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

    “Ballistic resistant body armor” is a vest or similar article which is manufactured of bullet resistant fabric that conforms to National Institute of Justice’s(NIJ) Requirements for Bullet- Resistant Body Armor Standard0101.06 as amended and supplemented.

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  • Federal cuts trickle down to local police - Chicago Tribune

    May 11, 2011· The department has pursued other recent grants as well, receiving $16,675 last year to purchase 58 bulletproof vests, but officials are prepared if Justice Department funding continues to dry up.

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  • GAO-12-353, LAW ENFORCEMENT BODY ARMOR: DOJ Could …

    armor use by state and local law enforcement, including funding, research, standards development, and testing programs. Two Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) grant programs provide funding to state and local law enforcement to facilitate their body armor purchases. The Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP)

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  • Governor awards grants for bulletproof vests | News ...

    Jun 05, 2020· MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $46,960 to help state law enforcement agencies and the University of Alabama Police Department equip officers with new bulletproof vests. “Making sure our state’s law enforcement officers have updated protective equipment is vital to increasing officer safety,” Gov. Ivey said.

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  • Butler County safety agencies get $44K in body armor grants

    Nov 15, 2019· In fiscal year 2019, the Attorney General’s office awarded more than $3.5 million in grants to 405 local law enforcement agencies statewide, according to the AG…

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  • Governor DeWine and AG Yost Announce Body Armor Grants to ...

    Aug 29, 2019· Governor DeWine and AG Yost Announce Body Armor Grants to Local Law Enforcement Will Continue 8/29/2019 (COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Attorney General Dave Yost and Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Administrator/CEO Stephanie McCloud announced today the expansion of a program that helps protect the lives …

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  • Law Enforcement Programs – ADECA

    Some grant funding helps law enforcement agencies obtain new or updated equipment, ranging from handcuffs and bulletproof vests to vehicles. Others help provide equipment for advanced forensic investigations, and some funding helps enhance the work of multi-jurisdictional drug task forces in the state.

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  • Available Funding | Bureau of Justice Assistance

    FY 2021 Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Deadline: 6:00 p.m. ET, June 14, 2021 The purpose of the Patrick Leahy BVP Program is to reimburse states, counties, federally recognized tribes, cities, and local jurisdictions up to 50% of the cost of body armor vests purchased for law enforcement officers.

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  • LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT BLOCK GRANT (LLEBG) …

    Jan 01, 2019· Local governments that are entitled to at least $10,000.00 awards may apply directly to BJA for local JAG funds. Therefore, local governments that qualified for a direct JAG award ... described in subsection 2 for the calendar year into a report to the attorney general and (2) ... Bulletproof Vest Program (BVP), to augment the amount of money ...

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