On April 27, 2010, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, which falls under the U.S. Department of Justice, released the approved funding allocations for the formula based Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program for the FY2010 Local Solicitation. The Dover and Smyrna Police Departments were listed as disparate entities along with Kent County, Delaware. As a result, the Dover and Smyrna Police Departments will submit a joint application for the funds and plan to invest in various supplemental law enforcement program enhancements for their departments including equipment, training, web page design services, and technology upgrades. Following is the breakout of funding for both departments:
Dover Police Department
Smyrna Police Department
The deadline for the joint application was June 30, 2010, and was submitted through the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Program's Grants Management System electronically online.