|Indianapolis Receives $6.5 Million for Law Enforcement and Public Safety|
March 6, 2009
Allocated through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, these funds can be used for a variety of purposes, including hiring new officers, supporting drug and gang task forces, purchasing new technology and equipment, and funding crime prevention and domestic violence programs.
“Amid this tumultuous economic downturn, we cannot let our commitment to public safety slip,” said Congressman André Carson.
“As a former law enforcement officer, I understand the immense strain put on our city’s public safety leaders by the ongoing national recession. This JAG funding will help provide
In addition to local public safety funding, the Indiana State Police received nearly $22 million in JAG program funds.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, passed by Congress February 13 and signed into law by President Obama last week, will create 75,000 jobs across
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