Thursday, October 12, 2017
Justice Department to Award $1 Million Grant to State of Nevada in Response to Las Vegas Mass Shooting
The Department of Justice announced Wednesday it will offer a $1 million award to the State of Nevada in order to assist with the immediate costs of responding to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. The grant is drawn from emergency response funds within the Bureau of Justice Assistance.
The grant funds announced today recognize the hard work and dedication of law enforcement officers across Las Vegas and the State of Nevada, who worked tirelessly in the wake of the tragic shooting last week. The Justice Department is continuing to work with Las Vegas officials to address law enforcement and public safety costs related to this tragedy.