Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced more than $3.25 million in criminal justice grants for South Carolina.
Awards recipients include:
- South Carolina Department of Corrections will receive a $1.25 million grant to create a Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification program. The system will consist of a real-time data collection network, a central data processing facility, network monitoring/management capability, and two-way communications capability.
- South Carolina Law Enforcement Division will receive a $981,015 grant to help reduce the backlog of DNA analysis and forensic casework.
- South Carolina Office of the Attorney General will receive a $500,000 grant to help combat Internet crimes against children.
- National District Attorneys Association in Columbia will receive a $500,000 grant to assist in hosting two training conferences on domestic violence.
All grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice.