Friday, October 6, 2017

Federal grant to reduce crime in Flint announced by Congressman Dan Kildee

By Editor & Publisher Jeff Brown.

According to an October 5, 2017 press release from Congressman Dan Kildee, (MI-O5)  the Hamilton Community Health Network based in Flint has received a federal grant for $ 1 million from the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance. The grant was given in order to reduce crime, create trust and improve community safety in the city of Flint. The grant will help give crucial support to the Bryne Criminal Justice Innovation Program and the North Flint Revitalization Initiative. This programs will work in conjunction with the Flint Police Department and Flint business's to provide support to neighborhoods in Flint, particularly the North side.

According to Congressman Kildee, "This federal grant will help Flint reduce violent crime and make our community a safer place to live,” Congressman Kildee said. “I am proud of Hamilton Community Health Network’s important work, in collaboration with local law enforcement, which will help create safer streets and neighborhoods.”

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