Alliance focuses on youth violence grants

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – At the recent West Plains Safety Alliance (WPSA) meeting, local leaders discussed the urgent need for enhanced crisis response teams and efforts to address youth violence through federal grants.

Chief Brad Richmond of Airway Heights underscored the necessity of more intensive commitment.

“We need more intensive commitment to enhance our crisis response teams,” Richmond said, referring to a $200,000 WA grant aimed at this initiative.

Alise Mnati, the grant writer for Airway Heights, detailed the city’s application for the OJJDP Enhancing School Capacity to Address Youth Violenc...


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