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Police Grants Article
Native American N.M. departments get federal funding
The Associated Press
The pueblos of Isleta, Jemez, Laguna, Nambe, Sandia, Pojoaque and the Navajo Chapter of Ramah will share the funding. They can use it for salaries, training, new equipment and crime fighting technology.
Senator Jeff Bingaman and Representative Tom Udall, both New Mexico Democrats, announced the grants Wednesday.
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They say the money will help provide the resources Indian communities need to adequately staff and equip their police departments.