Aug 20 2007

Graham Announces More Than $3.25 Million in Criminal Justice Grants for South Carolina

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.