DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AWARDS MORE THAN $2.3 MILLION TO HIRE 16 NEW LAW ENFORCEMENT POSITIONS IN MONTANA
June 24, 2020
WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice today announced more than $2.3 million in grant awards for Montana as part of nearly $400 million in grant funding through the Department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP). The Attorney General announced funding awards to 596 law enforcement agencies across the nation, which allows those agencies to hire 2,732 additional full-time law enforcement professionals.
In Montana, 12 sheriff's offices and police departments were awarded more than $2.3 million, with grant amounts ranging from $375,000 t...