Hoeven Announces Public Safety Funding to North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), through the Office of Justice Programs, has awarded funding to two North Dakota entities:

  • North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation – $999,638 to develop and implement innovative and research-based responses to address delays within the criminal justice system.
  • North Dakota Attorney General’s Office – $676,596 to update finger-printing software and technology as well as replace ink and roll collection technique, and $76,433 to support efforts to reduce crime and foster safer neighborhoods.

“These grants from the Justice Department will support vital upgrades in North Dakota to improve public safety in the near and long-term,” said Hoeven.