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Grant Solicitation/ Application

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, and Bureau of Justice Assistance have announced that it is seeking applications for funding under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, FY 2018 Local Solicitation. The BJA will be making awards to assist local and tribal efforts to prevent or reduce crime and violence. See for details.

The Hagerstown Police Department is applying for funding in the amount of $18,769. This funding is being sought to investigate and prevent violent crime within the City through personnel overtime and proactive initiatives as developed.

Public comment is invited. Please respond to or write to

Sgt. Benjamin Lyncha, 50 N. Burhans Blvd. Hagerstown, MD 21740. All Comments should be received by September 23rd, 2019.