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Governor DeWine Awards 12th Round of Ohio Violent Crime Reduction Grant Awards

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today awarded funding to help a dozen local law enforcement agencies prevent and investigate incidents of violent crime in their communities.

Twelve local law enforcement agencies will receive a total of $1.3 million in grants as part of the 12th round of the Ohio Violent Crime Reduction Grant Program. Governor DeWine, in partnership with the Ohio General Assembly, created the grant program in 2021 to give local law enforcement additional tools to address violence, including increases in crime associated with law enforcement retirements and resignations.

Read the complete announcement from Governor DeWine's Office.