Kansas community gets $27K corrections grant

It's part of a more than $2 million package awarded to Kansas criminal justice organizations

By Todd Pittenger

SALINA, Kan. — The Salina community corrections program is among a group of criminal justice organizations in Kansas which will share more than $2 million in grant funding.

According to Governor Laura Kelly’s office, more than $2 million will be awarded to Kansas criminal justice organizations as part of the 2022 grant awards for the Federal Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program.

“These grant funds will provide our law enforcement and criminal justice agencies with the resources they need to keep Kansans safe,” Governor Kelly said. “I appreciate our partners at the U.S. Department of Justice for their support. My administration will continue leveraging every resource and seeking opportunities to make needed reforms in our criminal justice system and improve public safety for every person in our state.”

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