0k grant awarded to Spokane County Sheriff's Office Rapid DNA program

Spokane County Sheriff's OfficeSPOKANE, Wash. — U.S. Attorney Vanessa R. Waldref announced a $480,000 Department of Justice grant to the Spokane Co...

August 1, 2022
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Spokane County Sheriff's OfficeSPOKANE, Wash. — U.S. Attorney Vanessa R. Waldref announced a $480,000 Department of Justice grant to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office's Rapid DNA program on Friday. The grant will help local law enforcement identify, arrest, and prosecute both violent crimes and prolific property crimes, with the goal of enhancing the Sheriff's Office's technical expertise, increasing the number of solved crimes in Spokane County, and reducing crimes against people and property.