California cities, counties and agencies have been awarded at least $1.9 billion worth of major anti-terrorism grants in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Once grant amounts are awarded, local agencies have up to three years to spend the money on approved purchases such as night-vision goggles, consultants for emergency-response plans, SWAT trucks and other equipment. After the money is spent, the agencies notify the state of the purchases. Because there is a lag time between grant awards and the reporting requirements, the subtotals of what a community or government agency actually spent may not match the amounts awarded. Click through the map to find out how much your county spent and on what. View the project

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