Justice Department Awards Over $3.5 Million to State of Louisiana to Prevent and Control Crime

Published 7:24 am Wednesday, September 21, 2022

U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Gathe, Jr. announced that the State of Louisiana has received $3,514,042 from the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs and its component, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on state and local needs and conditions.  Grant funds can be used for state and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, and information systems for criminal justice or civil proceedings.

The recipient of this award, the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement, is a foundation located in Baton Rouge dedicated to improving the operations of the criminal justice and juvenile justice systems and to promoting public safety by providing progressive leadership and coordination within the criminal justice community.