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SEVERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES IN TENNESSEE GETS FEDERAL GRANT FUNDS

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Today (August 25, 2020), the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) announced $22.6 million in federal grant funds to be distributed statewide from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the 2020-2021 Federal Fiscal Year.

Over 383 federal grants exceeding $22 million in total have been awarded to law enforcement agencies and highway safety partners across Tennessee. Approximately $3 million in grant funds will be allocated for statewide highway safety education and public awareness campaigns.

Here are some of the law enforcement agencies and their grants:

ANDERSON COUNTY

Anderson County Sheriff’s Department – $22,000 for police traffic services

Clinton Police Department – $10,000 for police traffic services

Oak Ridge Police Department – $42,000 for police traffic services

Rocky Top Police Department – $5,000 for high visibility enforcement

7th Judicial District Attorney Office – $257,500 for DUI prosecution

CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Crossville Police Department – $20,000 for alcohol and impaired driving enforcement

Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department – $45,000 for police traffic services

Fairfield Glade Police Department – $20,000 for senior driving safety

FENTRESS COUNTY

Fentress County Sheriff’s Department – $10,100 for police traffic services

LOUDON COUNTY

Lenoir City Police Department – $35,000 for police traffic services

Loudon County Sheriff’s Department – $5,000 for high visibility enforcement

9th Judicial District Attorney Office – $210,200 for DUI prosecution

MCMINN COUNTY

Athens Police Department – $30,000 for police traffic services

Englewood Police Department – $5,000 for high visibility enforcement

Etowah Police Department – $5,000 for high visibility enforcement

McMinn County Sheriff’s Department – $25,000 for alcohol and impaired driving enforcement

Niota Police Department – $5,000 for high visibility enforcement

MEIGS COUNTY

Decatur Police Department – $5,000 for high visibility enforcement

Meigs County Sheriff’s Department – $20,000 for alcohol and impaired driving enforcement

MORGAN COUNTY

Morgan County Sheriff’s Department – $5,000 for high visibility enforcement

Wartburg Police Department – $5,000 for high visibility enforcement

OVERTON COUNTY

Livingston Police Department – $5,000 for high visibility enforcement

Overton County Sheriff’s Department – $20,000 for alcohol and impaired driving enforcement

PICKETT COUNTY

Pickett County Sheriff’s Department – $5,000 for high visibility enforcement

RHEA COUNTY

Dayton Police Department – $12,000 for alcohol and impaired driving enforcement

Graysville Police Department – $5,000 for high visibility enforcement

Rhea County Emergency Management – $12,500 for emergency medical services

Rhea County Sheriff’s Department – $165,002

12th Judicial District Attorney Office – $172,500 for DUI prosecutions

ROANE COUNTY

Kingston Police Department – $15,000 for police traffic services

Oliver Springs Police Department – $15,000 for police traffic services

Roane County Sheriff’s Department – $30,000 for police traffic services

Roane State Community College – $5,000 for high visibility enforcement

Rockwood Police Department – $5,000 for high visibility enforcement

WHITE COUNTY

White County Sheriff’s Department – $28,900 for alcohol and impaired driving enforcement


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