Gov. Ivey awards grants to help law enforcement officers upgrade skills and help released inmates to find jobs

December 23, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded two grants totaling $200,000 to help law enforcement agents improve their skills in reducing crime and capturing criminals while another grant for $100,000 will be used to provide jobs to former inmates to reduce their chances of returning to prison after their release. “Education means more opportunities, and that […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help at-risk youth in Alabama

December 21, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $429,491 to support programs that aim to prevent youth crime and recidivism. The grants will support programs that provide mentoring and counseling to youth and their parents who have been referred through the juvenile justice system with a goal of reducing further involvement in the judicial system. […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to enhance child safety on state’s highways

December 20, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $233,455 to ensure Alabamians are not only using child passenger restraint seats in vehicles but also adhering to the proper guidelines. The two grants to the Alabama Department of Public Health will assist the agency in teaching motorists in the correct method to install child passenger seats and securely […]

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