$4.4 million tabbed to combat sex trafficking, help crime victims
Houston
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Dickinson Bayou Spill
ߦ   Driver charged in Christmas Day racing deaths
ߦ   Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers-Special Crime Alert!
ߦ   Houston Man Charged for Racing Deaths
ߦ   Lawsuit claims Dallas County bail system unfairly harms poor
ߦ   Montgomery County Constable Pct 4 Weekly Arrests Blotter
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Daily Activity/Arrests Summary
ߦ   Pearland Police Blotter - January 15-21, 2018
ߦ   Vidor Fatality Car Accident
ߦ   IN MEMORIAM - Louis Victor Trochesset
ߦ   Truck With "F..kYou" On Window Gets Special Treatment
ߦ   Critical Missing Person: Kalisha Renee West
ߦ   DPS Graduates Three New Canine Teams
ߦ   DWI Driver Sentenced In Rosenberg Crash
ߦ   Family members sentenced to prison for stomping pregnant teen
ߦ   Galveston College to present Cooking with Friends series
ߦ   Grindr App Arrest
ߦ   Helicopter crash claims Texas millionaire, decorated pilots
ߦ   Homicide at 6000 Greenspan Avenue
ߦ   International Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme
ߦ   Mother, Baby Found Dead After House Fire
ߦ   Police Car Thief Jailed After Chase
ߦ   Prosecutor Details Alleged Abuse in House of Horrors: Beatings, Starvation, Showers Once a Year
ߦ   Texas City Aggravated Robbery/ Car Jacking
ߦ   Why No Travel Advisories for Violent American Cities?
ߦ   Behind-the-Scenes Look at Planning and Partnerships
ߦ   Bureau of Prisons Tests Micro-Jamming Technology in Federal Prison to Prevent Contraband Cell Phones
ߦ   Burnet County Sheriff's Office - Inmate/Arrests Summary
ߦ   Constable Deputies arrest suspect for Aggravated Assault
ߦ   DEA speeds up application process for research on Schedule I drugs
ߦ   Execution Tonight For Killer Of 5
ߦ   Felon in Possession of a Firearm arrested after Road Rage incident
ߦ   Governor Greg Abbott Extends Disaster Declaration For Texas Counties Affected By Hurricane Harvey
ߦ   Home Burglary and Assault
ߦ   Homicide Investigation at 5900 of Forest Park Road

   Next >>
 
Search Archives:
<B>(409) 632-0042</b>
(409) 632-0042

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Monday that more than $4 million in grants, awarded by the State of Texas, will be used to help victims of violent crime and to combat sex trafficking.

“Violent criminals toss victims into the criminal justice system without regard to the harm they are inflicting,” Ogg said. “It is traumatic, stressful and confusing.”

Twenty-First Century prosecution requires not only going after perpetrators, but supporting victims with an array of important services, she said.

The money, drawn from four recently awarded grants, comes from the Texas Governor’s Criminal Justice Division and be used over the next two years. Ogg praised the cooperative effort with the State of Texas to fight crime in Harris County.

“It is vital that state and local governments work together on major crimes issues,” Ogg said. “We appreciate this financial support, which will accelerate crime-fighting efforts.”

Andrea Sparks, director of the Texas Governor’s Child Sex Trafficking Team, lauded the cooperation. “The Governor’s Office is committed not only to bringing justice to those who exploit our young Texans, but also providing the trauma-informed services survivors of sexual exploitation need to heal.”

“This partnership will be big step toward achieving both of these goals in Harris County,” she said.

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Facebook   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2018 The Police News. All rights reserved.