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Department of Justice allocates funds to state, local governments to battle COVID-19
From left corner clockwise, Gainesville school resource officer Danny Adames, Sgt. Kevin Holbrook and Officer Natalia Ramirez are seen wearing facemasks. The Department of Justice has made available more than $23 million for Georgia and local governements, but Gainesville Police Chief Jay Parrish said local donations have helped.
More than $23 million from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance has been allocated to the state of Georgia, local governments and their public safety agencies to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.