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  Grant Administration
The primary goal of the Grant Administration Unit at the Newton
County Sheriff’s Office is to seek grant funds for the agency. The
Grants Administrator works closely with the Sheriff, Command Staff, finance, IT and the project manager. The Grants Administrator is responsible for: applying for grants; communicating the rules and regulations for all grants; conducting research; identifying potential
grant resources; developing and implementing strategies for obtaining grants; ensuring grant applications are submitted and completed; scheduling meetings with the desired teams as necessary; manage
and conduct annual or bi-annual audits; maintain proper
documentation; prepare monthly and quarterly reports and performs other duties as assigned by the Sheriff.

Terria Maxwell
Grant Administrator

Grants Awarded:
  • 2015 Body Worn Cameras Implementation Grant
    NCSO was one of only three agencies in Georgia to receive a Department of Justice (DOJ) body worn camera grant in September of 2015. This grant is to assist with the planning and implementation phase
    to outfit deputies with body worn cameras.
    Award Amount- $89,199.00 match $89,199.00

  • BVP Grant for 2016
    The Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP), created by the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 1998
    is a unique U.S. Department of Justice initiative designed to provide a critical resource to state and local law enforcement. Award Amount-$63.62

  • COPS Hiring Grant FY2012
    COPS Hiring Program: The funding purpose is to hire and re-hire entry level career LEOs to preserve
    jobs, increase community policing capacities, and support crime prevention efforts. Award Amount- $901,490.00

  • General Mills Grant FY16
    Home › Local › $190,000 in General Mills grants ... of Education and Sheriff's Office and three of the county's ... in Newton County: Award Amount- $7400.00

  • Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (G.O.H.S)
    Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic (H.E.A.T.) Grant – H.E.A.T, which stands for Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic, includes the primary goals of (1) reducing impaired driving crashes;
    (2) reducing excessive speeding; (3) increasing the safety belt usage rate; and (4) educating the public about traffic safety. The grant went into effect on October 1 of this year and will continue until
    September 30 of next year. Award Amount- $250,000.00

  • Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)
    As part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005, the 108th Congress merged the discretionary Edward Byrne Memorial Grant Program with the formula-based Local Law Enforcement Block Grant (LLEBG) program to establish the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program.
    The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) administers the JAG program, and the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) calculates the JAG formula-based award amounts using specifications outlined in the legislation.
JAG awards may be used for the following seven purposes—
  • law enforcement
  • prosecution and courts
  • prevention and education
  • corrections and community corrections
  • drug treatment
  • planning, evaluation, and technology improvement
  • crime victim and witness programs.
Award Amounts- 2014-$ 29,443, 2015-$26,731, 2016-$27,665
  • Think About It (TAI) Campaign Project, Dan Grant
    This grant is used to purchase naloxone kits to assist in preventing opioid overdose. Grant
  • 2017  Body Worn Camera Grant - $90,000
  • 2017 Walmart Grant - $2,000
  • 2018 Governor’s Office Of Highway Safety (GOHS) Grant $134,954.95
  • 2018 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Grant - $94,000 (RSAT)

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