BRPD to announce details on federal grant aimed at fighting crime
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul is expected to release more details Thursday afternoon about a grant awarded to law enforcement aimed at reducing crime.
The grant is funded through the U.S. Department of Justice.
-A comprehensive violence reduction strategy created by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to leverage the broad spectrum of existing DOJ resources
-A new DOJ model to deliver strategic, intensive TTA in an “all hands” approach
-A site-specific effort designed to complement existing local antiviolence efforts
-Three-year engagement aimed at increasing crime-fighting capacity
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