Memphis gets $1.8M grant for rape kit testing as part of $4.1M total

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 11, 2019 3:30 PM CT | Published: December 10, 2019 11:38 AM CT

Memphis receives $4.1 million in federal funding from the Department of Justice. The grants will go toward rape kit testing, gunshot detection technology and training. 

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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