The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, through Justice & Security Strategies, Inc. announced that it will award the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Lighthorse Police Department with a micro-grant for body-worn cameras. This is part of a group of awards being made to 265 small, rural, and tribal law enforcement agencies for body-worn cameras. The announcement provides $7.1 million to agencies including 183 municipal law enforcement agencies, 64 rural Sheriffs’ departments and county police agencies, 6 tribes, and 12 other agencies across 44 states. These awards are in addition to the over $10 million that was awarded in 2022 for body-worn cameras to small, rural, and tribal law enforcement agencies.
August 25, 2023
MN Lighthorse Police receive grant for body-worn cameras