Eligible “units of local or state government” are “any city, county, township, town, borough, parish, village or other general purpose political subdivision of states, and Indian tribes, which perform law enforcement or emergency response functions. These groups can purchase new equipment suitable for counter-drug, emergency response and homeland security activities. Fire departments, EMS and other first responders are eligible to participate, as well as infrastructures that support them.
First responders plus emergency management, public health, clinical care, public works, and other skilled support personnel (such as equipment operators) that provide immediate support services during prevention, response, and recovery operations. The emergency responder community consists not just of fire, law enforcement, and the medical immediate responders to an accident or emergency situation, but also to the infrastructure that supports them and other emergency response organizations.
Property may also be obtained for disaster recovery or preparation. Property can only be obtained through the State Point of Contact at 717.787.6179.