Donnelly Announces Federal Anti-Methamphetamine Grant for Indiana State Police

GRANGER, Ind. (WOWO): U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly announced that the Indiana State Police received $567,000 in federal grant money from the Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Anti-Methamphetamine Program.

Donnelly said, “Methamphetamine use unfortunately remains a serious problem throughout many areas of our state. I am committed to assisting Indiana’s law enforcement in their efforts to fight back. I am pleased to see the Indiana State Police receive this help, boosting their current efforts to fight methamphetamine production and distribution. This federal grant will help the Indiana State Police keep our communities safe.” 

The Program provides funds to state law enforcement agencies to investigate illicit activities related to the manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine.

Indiana is one of only 10 states receiving a 2014 COPS Anti-Methamphetamine Program Award.