Snyder Announces MI Criminal Justice Agencies Receiving Grants: Five in U.P.

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Great Lakes Radio News UpdateMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)Governor Rick Snyder announced that criminal justice agencies across the state will receive $1.2 million in federal grants to strengthen anti-drug and crime fighting efforts in Michigan.

The funding is made possible through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program which supports all aspects of the criminal justice system.

Over $120,000 have been awarded to U.P. agencies as a result of the grants, to assist in technology enhancements. The Marquette, Houghton, St. Ignace and Menominee Police Departments and the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department are all receiving funds.

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