DOJ Slowly Releasing 2017 Public Safety Funds to ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Route Fifty: The U.S. Department of Justice is releasing 2017 public safety funds previously withheld from sanctuary cities incrementally—Seattle being the latest to receive its $252,157 award.

DOJ ceased distribution of more than $250 million in Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants, which are typically approved in October and used by local law enforcement to combat everything from gun crime to gang violence.

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