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JEFFERSON CITY - Law enforcement agencies in Mid-Missouri are set to receive more than $950,000 to combat drug-related crimes. According to the Missouri Department of Public Safety, several grants will utilize money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Among programs receiving grant money:

  • The East Central Drug Task Force in Audrain County: $184,991
  • The Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group in Camden County: $253,810
  • The Mid-Missouri Unified Strike Team and Narcotic Group in Cole County: $267,579
  • Maries County Sheriff's Office: $9,987
  • The Mid-Missouri Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force in Morgan County: $251,113