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Notice of Intent to Award Funds to the Massachusetts State Police

The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Office of Grants and Research intends to award $40,000 in federal fiscal year 2019 Edward J. Byrne Memorial Grant funds to the Massachusetts State Police (MSP).

This grant provides funding for MSP to advance their mission safety goals with the acquisition of the Vector Protective Barrier system. In addition to the Level III ballistics armor and user-friendly shield retention system, the purchase will include law enforcement specific de-escalation training that will further the safety of both the public and law enforcement alike. The Massachusetts State Police Special Tactics and Operations unit will be given the initial training from the Defensive Tactics Unit, and the deployment of the protective barriers will follow.

The duration of this award will be 3 months with an anticipated start and end date of November 1 – January 31, 2023.

For questions regarding this Notice of Intent, please email Samantha Frongillo at Samantha.frongillo@mass.gov

NOTICE OF INTENT to Award Funds to the Metro Boston Homeland Security Region

October 5, 2022

The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS), Office of Grants and Research intends to award the Metro Boston Homeland Security Region

Federal Department of Homeland Security Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022

  • $13,520,000 in Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) funds.

The Office of Emergency Management, City of Boston, manages this region.  These funds will support the coordinated efforts of multidisciplinary projects proposed by several agencies. Such emergency management initiatives include:

  • Planning
  • Organization
  • Training
  • Equipment purchases
  • Exercises

The expected UASI grant period will span the dates November 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025.

Massachusetts submitted the FFY 2022 Homeland Security Grant Program application, submitted to DHS. The application contained this proposal.

Please submit any comments regarding this Notice to Kevin Stanton at kevin.stanton@mass.gov

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