New grant to help law enforcement reduce violent crime

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Scott Pruitt has announced a new grant to help local law enforcement agencies reduce violent crime.

The recipients of the 2013 Attorney General’s Safe Oklahoma grants are the Oklahoma City police department, the Oklahoma County sheriff’s office, Tulsa police and the Tulsa County sheriff’s office and the police departments for Ada and Lawton.

The money will be used to increase the capacity of these agencies to respond to violent crimes in their communities.

By law, these departments can utilize funds to provide targeted staffing, increase technology and upgrade their analytical capabilities.

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