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Missoula County Wins $50,000 Grant to Help Native American Jail Population

 

February 6, 2017



Missoula County and the Missoula County Sheriff’s office was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the MacArther Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge.

“We’re really excited about this, now we are able to partner with them [MacArthur Foundation] to start some new programing in our detention facility,” said Undersheriff Jason Johnson. “This programming will specifically help the Native American population that find themselves in our facility. The first thing we will do is a research project, which will be conducted by Kevin Kicking Woman and Katherine Little Leaf.”

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