May 19 2005

Graham Announces $1.2 Million to Assist South Carolina Law Enforcement

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced South Carolina will receive three grants worth more than $1.2 million dollars to bolster law enforcement programs for juveniles. South Carolina Department of Public Safety
  • $671,200 Juvenile Accountability Block Grant- The funds are used to develop programs throughout the State to strengthen the juvenile justice system.
  • $184,000 Community Prevention Grant- The funds are used to create or support community programs throughout the State that focus on reducing risks and enhancing protective factors in order to prevent youth from entering the juvenile justice system.
South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services
  • $350,000 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Block Grant- The funds are used throughout the State to help enforce laws that prohibit the sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors.
The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice. ####