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  • Curbelo Applauds Miami-Dade Police Department $3.125 Million Grant Award
    Posted in Press Releases on October 20, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Criminal Justice Reform

    Miami, Florida—It was recently announced that the Miami-Dade Police Department has received a competitive grant award from the U.S. Department of Justice to hire more police officers under the COPS Program. Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), a strong supporter of MDPD and the COPS Program, issued the following statement: “I applaud the U.S. Department of Justice’s award of $3,125,000 over three years for the Miami-Dade Police Department. This funding from the 2016 COPS Hiring Program will allow MDPD t... Read more

  • Curbelo Introduces Bill to Help At-Risk Youth
    Posted in Press Releases on September 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Criminal Justice Reform

    Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), a Member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, introduced H.R. 5963 the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act. This important bill is a reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act to promote safe and healthy communities. Rep. Curbelo released the following statement in support of his bill: “Giving our nation’s at-risk youth and juvenile offenders the services they need to get on the ... Read more