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Justice Grants Awarded to Address Court Fines

Earlier this year, we released a post about a federal grant program to assist and rehabilitate those who have been released from our nation’s prisons. Now, the federal government is providing award funds for programs aimed at eliminating unnecessary confinement…

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OMB Memorandum Seeks Undisbursed Balances Info from Four Agencies

It’s been pretty busy over the last week or two at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), although the news coming out of OMB doesn’t yet include the 2016 Compliance Supplement. Of interest to the single audit community, OMB…

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Law Enforcement Should Take Heed of the E.O. 13688 Working Group

Law enforcement officials nationwide should be aware of some recent changes in what equipment they can purchase under grant awards, as some now are strictly prohibited expenditures as a result of Executive Order (E.O.) 13688.

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: COPS Study

(This post is excerpted from the Nov. 7 issue of Local State Funding Report.) Given the economic realities facing state and local governments, the outlook for law enforcement is “bleak,” according to a recent study by the Department of Justice’s…

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Advance Scoop: COPS Hiring Grant Program Opens May 2

The Department of Justice has announced that it will put out a call on May 2 for applications for the Hiring Program that is administered through its Community Oriented Policing Services office.

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