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Yuma Receives Nearly $43,000 in Federal Grant Money to Promote Law Enforcement Efforts

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

     PHOENIX – Today, U.S. Attorney John S. Leonardo announced that $42,924 in additional grant funds would be made available to law enforcement offices in Yuma to support internet access, with the goal of reducing crime and increasing officer safety.  The grant funds were awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (“BJA”), which is a component of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (“OJP”). 

     “Supporting our local law enforcement agencies throughout Arizona is a primary goal of our office,” said U.S. Attorney John S. Leonardo.  “We encourage all agencies to be proactive and apply for future grant funding through our Office of Justice Programs.”

Additional information about BJA and its programs is available at:

Information about OJP and its programs can be found at:


RELEASE NUMBER:   2015-058_YUMA GRANT (2015-DJ-BX-0578)


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Updated August 17, 2018

Press Release Number: 2015-058_YUMA GRANT (2015-DJ-BX-0578)