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U.S. Attorney's Office For The Eastern District Of Tennessee Announces Over $4 Million In Department Of Justice Programs Grant Funding

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

KNOXVLLE, Tenn. On September 28, 2023, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Tennessee announced $4,684,929 in Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (OJP) funding.

The Office of Justice Programs is a federal agency that provides federal leadership, grants, training, technical assistance, and other resources to improve the nation’s capacity to prevent and reduce crime, assist victims and uphold the rule of law by strengthening the criminal and juvenile justice systems.  OJP’s six program offices support state, local, and tribal community safety efforts; crime victim assistance and compensation programs; juvenile justice and child protection activities; sex offender management; a wide range of training and technical assistance opportunities; ground-breaking criminal justice research; and statistical collections covering a host of justice system topics.

The awards announced above are being made as part of the regular end-of-fiscal year cycle.  Additional information about FY23 awards can be found on OJP’s website here:  For more information, please contact



Rachelle Barnes
Public Affairs Officer
(865) 545-4167

Updated September 30, 2023