Department of Law Enforcement, Division of Local Law Enforcement Assistance  


    Division of Local Law Enforcement Assistance


    Notice of Application for

    Federal Funds and Funding Availability

    The State of Florida, Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), Office of Criminal Justice Grants will be submitting an application to the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, for $12,287,166 in Federal Fiscal Year 2012 funds made available under Part E of Title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, Section 500 as amended.

    A copy of the application will be available for review and comment by the public at FDLE, Business Support Program, Office of Criminal Justice Grants, Tallahassee, Florida 32308. Interested parties should contact the Office of Criminal Justice Grants, (850)617-1250, to obtain a copy of the application for review.

    If the Bureau of Justice Assistance approves this application, units of local government will be eligible to receive subgrants from the Department of Law Enforcement. “Units of local government” means any city, county, town, township, borough, parish, village, or other general-purpose political subdivision of a State and includes Native American Tribes that perform law enforcement functions as determined by the Secretary of the Interior.

    Chapter 11D-9, Florida Administrative Code, governs program administration and funding. Local governments should thoroughly review rule provisions before applying for subgrant funds.

    FDLE has mailed a notice of funding availability to the chief official of each county and each city. The notice states the amount of funds available to the county and includes information about the application process.

    Questions regarding FDLE’s application and the funding process should be directed: Clayton Wilder, Administrator, Office of Criminal Justice Grants, FDLE, (850)617-1250.

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