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    U.S. Attorney’s Office announces over $12.2 million in federal grant awards; City of Riverton, Northern Arapaho Tribe among recipients

    The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Wyoming today announced grant funding totaling $12,273,612 for Wyoming from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs. 

    “I’m pleased to announce these grants supporting law enforcement and victim services in  Wyoming,” said U.S. Attorney Nick Vassallo. “This funding demonstrates the Department of  Justice’s commitment to fighting violent crime and making sure crime victims can access support,  safety, and justice in their communities.” 

    The grants include the following: 

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    Albany County $900,000 

    Community Courts Initiative, Albany County Court Supervised Treatment Program 

    City of Casper $44,295 

    Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program 

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    City of Riverton $296,311 

    Rural and Small Department Violent Crime Reduction Program, Community Service  Officer Program 

    Laramie County $77,820 

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    Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program 

    Northern Arapaho Tribe $623,934 

    U.S. Department of Justice Coordinated Tribal Assistance, Reentry Services 

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    University of Wyoming $224,316 

    State Justice Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers, Data on Domestic-Related  Homicides 

    University of Wyoming $649,464 

    Research and Evaluation on Policing Practices, Accountability Mechanisms and  Alternatives

    Wyoming Attorney General’s Office $2,783,406 

    Office for Victims of Crime/Victims of Crime Act, Victim Assistance  

    Wyoming Attorney General’s Office $686,000 

    Office for Victims of Crime/Victims of Crime Act, Victim Compensation  

    Wyoming Attorney General’s Office $769,661 

    Office for Victims of Crime, Victim Sexual Assault Services  

    Wyoming Attorney General’s Office $360,714 

    Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Forces 

    Wyoming Attorney General’s Office $15,661 

    Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Reallocation Funds Program 

    Wyoming Attorney General’s Office $312,708 

    Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program 

    Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault $600,000 Office on Violence Against Women, Legal Assistance for Victims 

    Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault $950,000 Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program  

    Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault $350,000 Grants to Engage Men and Boys as Allies in the Prevention of Violence Against Women  and Girls  

    Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault $1,123,934 Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating  Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking  

    Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault $340,618 Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Program 

    Wyoming State Crime Laboratory $650,000 

    DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction  

    Youth Emergency Services $494,674 

    Mentoring Programs for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System 

    The Office of Justice Programs provides federal leadership, grants, training, technical assistance,  and other resources to improve the nation’s capacity to prevent and reduce crime , advance equity and fairness in the administration of justice, assist victims and uphold the rule of law. More  information about OJP and its components can be found here.

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