Grant Information

Commonwealth of Virginia Public Safety Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA)

PSAP Grant Programs

The Page County Sheriff’s Office has received two 2015 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Grant from the Public Safety Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) one for $50,000.00 and one for $51,797.00. The grant for $50,000.00 is a twenty four month grant to add a Cassidian Digital RescueSTAR and SeNTinel workstation within the emergency communication center. The workstation will provide the Page Communication Center with the Next Generation technology. The project has a direct effect on operational services of the PSAP. The project will provide twelve significant enhancements that improve the flexibility, usability, configurations, and security of the product and increase interoperability with third party systems.

The second grant for $51,797.00 will be to replace the existing technically outdated voice logging system within the Page County Emergency Communication Center. The current system will be replaced with a mission-critical communications logging systems to reliably capture, store, protect, reproduce, and manage important interactions and critical data. The system will feature; high-reliability network-ready logging system, P25 trunked, conventional logging support, call evaluation and reporting software, live-monitoring of multiple channels, records trunked and conventional 2-way radio.

The Page County Sheriff’s Office has received a 2015 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Wireless E-911 Education Program Grant for $1,833.00 through the Public Safety Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA). The grant is a twelve month grant to provide funds to take advantage of the educational and training opportunities offered at the spring and fall National Emergency Number Association (NENA) and Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) conferences. The benefits of providing this training will be that staff will be fully knowledgeable to the current best practices; it will keep personnel current on the changing technologies, and enhancements as well as the requirements within the profession.

Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services

Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Grant

The Page County Sheriff’s Office has received 2015 Internet Crimes Against Children Grant from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice (DCJS) for $71,662.00. The key component of the grant program will be to cover salary and fringe benefits for a full-time ICAC Investigator. The Page County Sheriff’s Office ICAC Investigator is assigned to work ICAC Affiliated Cases within Page County or within the ICAC Task Force. The grant funding will provide our community with an investigator that will be dedicated to the NOVA-DC ICAC Task Force. The NOVA-DC ICAC Task Force will vigorously pursue individuals involved in sexual exploitation of our children.

Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services

School Resource Officer Grant

The Page County Sheriff’s Office has received a 2015 School Resource Officer Grant from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice (DCJS) for $90,000.00. This is the second year funding of the School Resource Officer grant. The key component of the grant program will be to continue the School Resource Officer Program at Springfield Elementary School and Page County Middle School. These positions will promote school safety by decreasing the barriers between law enforcement, students, staff and parents.

Virginia State Police ICAC Grant


The Page County Sheriff’s Office has received 2015 Internet Crimes Against Children funds from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice (DCJS) for $20,000.00. The key component of the program is to purchase equipment, supplies, salary, software and etc., for the Page County Sheriff’s Office ICAC Investigator. The Page County Sheriff’s Office ICAC Investigator is assigned to work ICAC Affiliated Cases within Page County or within the ICAC Task Force. The funding will provide the investigator with tools that our investigator needs to vigorously pursue individuals involved in sexual exploitation of our children.

2012 COPS Hiring Program

The Page County Sheriff’s Office received a $360,972.00 COPS Hiring Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. The three funded positions are for entry-level deputies and will be funded for 48 months. The entry-level deputies must be a military veteran who has served on active duty at any time in the armed forces for a period of more than 180 consecutive days, any part of which occurred on or after September 11, 2001, and who has been discharged or released from active duty in the armed forces under honorable conditions.

Contact Information


Tina Sumpter
Grant Specialist
Tina Sumpter
(540) 843-4506
(540) 743-1252 (fax)
grants@pagesheriff.com