Gov. Ivey awards grant for law enforcement training statewide

April 14, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $100,000 grant to Auburn University Montgomery for a program that offers crime-prevention training for law enforcement officers and community groups statewide. Grant funds will assist the Alabama Crime Prevention Clearinghouse in identifying and delivering a minimum of 30 one-day training sessions hosted in locations around Alabama. The […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist forensic investigations in Alabama

April 6, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Ivey has awarded $276,803 in grant funds to help the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences purchase equipment and supplies to increase its capacity to assist with criminal investigations statewide. The department is the sole provider of forensic testing services to over 450 law enforcement agencies throughout the state. It is using the […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant for mental health facility in Brantley

April 4, 2023

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $350,000 grant to establish a mental health facility and boost employment in the town of Brantley. The Community Development Block Grant will provide water and sewer services for South Central Alabama Mental Health to construct a rural crisis diversion center. The estimated $10 million facility will employ 65 […]

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