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Tribal law enforcement receives stimulus funds
Tribal and Alaska Native law enforcement agencies are receiving their share of $1 billion in grants under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

The money will be used for officer salaries. It comes through the COPS (Community Oriented Policing Services) program at the Department of Justice.

Recipients include tribes in Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. A full list can be found at http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/Default.asp?Item=2208.

In total, the grants will support 1,046 law enforcement agencies and salary and benefits for 4,699 officers for three years.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act:
H.R.1 | S.1

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