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Tribes funded for public safety

Sep 26, 2016 - 03:52 PM

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced more than $107 million in grants to American Indian and Alaska Native communities to improve public safety help victims and strengthen tribal institutions.

South Sound tribal nations reported the following totals for grants as listed today:

  • Confederated Tribes of Chehalis Reservation $2,141,545
  • Puyallup Tribal Council   $349,020
  • Squaxin Island Tribe  $2,179,490

These federal grants are targeted specifically to community policing, alcohol and substance abuse, violence against women tribal programs, tribal victim assistance programs ad tribal youth emphasis.

You can see the specific amounts and for which programs at this link.


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