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$8 million in grants to Oklahoma to combat domestic violence


August 27, 2020

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The three U.S. attorneys in Oklahoma on Wednesday announced $8 million in federal grants to combat domestic and sexual violence against Native American women in Oklahoma.

Federal prosecutors Trent Shores of Tulsa, Brian Kuester of Muskogee and Timothy Downing of Oklahoma City joined Laura Rogers, deputy director of the U.S. Justice Department's Office on Violence Against Women, in announcing the grants in Tulsa.

"A victim's safety and freedom from her abuser should not hinge on the jurisdictional boundaries around the crime scene," Rogers said in a statement. "These n...

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