Alabama Agencies and Cities Recieve Over $21 Million from Justice Department

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Montgomery, Ala. – In 2014 the Department of Justice awarded $21,617,777.00 in grant money to Alabama agencies and cities in the Middle District of Alabama, announced U. S. Attorney George L. Beck, Jr.  

 The money is to be used for crime prevention and victim services in the form of state and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, and information systems for criminal justice; to decrease the time necessary for DNA analysis; to aid in juvenile delinquent rehabilitation; and to provide a variety of victim services.  
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) Law Enforcement and Traffic Safety Division, the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center, the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, and the Alabama Board of Pardons and Pardons received very large grants from the Department of Justice.  However, several other agencies and cities also received grant funds from the Justice Department.  
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