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Indian Tribe in Kansas to Receive $805,000 in Public Safety Grants from DOJ

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

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – The Sac and Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska will receive $805,563 in public safety grants from the Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said today.

The tribe, headquartered in Reserve, Kan., will receive the funding from the Justice Department’s Office of Violence Against Women. The money is part of $113 million in grants the Justice Department announced this week to improve public safety, serve victims of crime, combat violence against women and support youth programs in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

“Our office is working with tribal governments to protect women in Indian Country from domestic violence, sexual assault and other crimes,” McAllister said.  

Nationwide, 133 tribal governments and designees received grants.

Updated September 19, 2018

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