Friday, March 06 2009
Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel announced today that the city of Evansville and Vanderburgh County will receive additional stimulus funds than the once already allocated. The funds are part of the Byrne Justice Assistance Program and are to be used for the prevention of crime and improve the criminal justice system.
Evansville getting more stimulus money
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel says the city of Evansville and Vanderburgh County will receive more stimulus money through the Byrne Justice Assistance Program.
The "JAG" funds, totaling more than $400,000 dollars, will be used to prevent and control crime as well as improve the criminal justice system.
The Evansville Police Department will examine its needs before deciding how the money will be spent. The funds could be used for personnel, overtime, and equipment.