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Yuma and Cochise Counties Have Accepted Over $3 Million in Federal Grant Money Since 2010

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Arizona

         PHOENIX – Governor Ducey recently announced that $557,000 in additional funds would be made available to the sheriff’s offices in Yuma and Cochise Counties to assist with the cost of border law enforcement.

          Law enforcement along the border is also a high priority of the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona.  Since 2010, Yuma County was awarded over $3 million in grant money from the DOJ and Cochise County was awarded over $200,000 in such grant money.  The four border counties in Arizona received additional law enforcement support in the form of millions of dollars in DOJ grants and other federal funding since 2010.




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Updated July 23, 2015

Press Release Number: 2015-055_AZ GRANTS