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2004 Homeland Security Grants
Total Award Summary

Under the 2004 reallocation the following will be eligible for funding:

  • The First Responder Radio Interoperability Project to continue the purchase of compatible radio equipment for local fire departments and emergency medical services $11.2 million.
  • The LAWNET project to purchase interoperable radio equipment for local and county law enforcement $1 million.
  • Regional hazardous materials team throughout the state $850,000 ($106,250 each).
  • Regional police SOU teams $350,000 ($26,923 each).
  • The Nashua Bomb Squad, which is the only local accredited bomb squad in New Hampshire $26,923.
  • Statewide exercises in all applicant jurisdictions $500,000.
  • Training in incident command, weapons of mass destruction and other terrorism-related topics at the police and fire academies including backfill and overtime reimbursement for federal DHS approved courses $335,000.
  • DHS approved overtime authorized during elevated national security alerts $250,000.
  • The DHS designated local share of funding for the Citizens Corps $352,000 (subgranted to Volunteer NH!).
  • Funding for the purchase of equipment by municipalities and counties per federal guidelines on a competitive, threat-based criteria.
    First Responder: $903,600.
    Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention Program: $2,186,600.
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