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Crime Victims Assistance Expanded

​The Minnesota Crime Victims Reparations Board recently expanded survivor benefits for dependents of homicide victims.

Dependents will now receive $400 a month, an increase of $50.

In addition, mileage expenses for victims of violent crimes will now be covered for travel to medical or mental health appointment, and chemical dependency treatment will now be covered as a medical expense.

Reparations covers violent crimes such as:

  • Homicide
  • Assaults
  • Child Abuse
  • Impaired driving
  • Sexual assault
  • Robbery            

Request for Proposals: Life Savers Grant Program 2017

​Applications for the 2017 Life Savers Grant are now being accepted.
Funding must be used to develop new or expand existing Life Savers rapid response programs.
The search-and-rescue program must electronically track a lost or missing vulnerable senior citizen, or a mentally impaired individual with Autism, Down syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, or other mental impairment that causes wandering.
All Applicants must be submitted via e-grants.
Life Savers Grant Program RFP 2017.

2016 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program

​The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Justice Programs is submitting its federal application  for the 2016 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.

The grant program improves public safety in the criminal justice system.

Please contact Tricia Hummel at 651-201-7320 or with questions or comments.





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