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Department of Justice Awards $480,000 to Spokane County Sheriff’s Office for Rapid DNA Testing

Monday, August 1, 2022

U.S. Attorney’s Office

Spokane, Washington – Vanessa R. Waldref, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, today announced $480,000 Department of Justice grant to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Rapid DNA program. The grant will help law enforcement in Spokane County 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 the number of crimes against persons and property.

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