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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Justice Department to Award $1 Million Grant to the State of Nevada in Response to the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

The Department of Justice today announced it will offer a $1 million award to the State of Nevada in order to assist with the immediate costs of responding to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. The grant is drawn from emergency response funds within the Bureau of Justice Assistance. 

The grant funds announced today recognize the hard work and dedication of law enforcement officers across Las Vegas and the State of Nevada, who worked tirelessly in the wake of the tragic shooting last week. The Justice Department is continuing to work with Las Vegas officials to address law enforcement and public safety costs related to this tragedy.

Press Release Number: 
17-1136
Updated October 11, 2017