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State of Oklahoma
Office of Homeland Security
 
P.O. Box 11415, Oklahoma City, OK  73136
405-425-7296
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Oklahoma City – The Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security (OKOHS) today announced the state of Oklahoma will receive approximately $14 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to continue funding statewide homeland security projects. This is a 27% decrease from fiscal year 2006 when OKOHS was awarded more than $19.4 million.

The fiscal year 2007 (FY07) award is the total Oklahoma is receiving for the following five grant programs:

State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) $5,070,000
Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention (LETPP) $3,620,000
Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) $4,780,000
Metropolitan Medical Response System (MMRS) $516,290
Citizen Corps Program (CCP) $212,124
TOTAL $14,198,414

To date, OKOHS has received nearly $141 million in federal grant funds from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

OKOHS is also announcing the state of Oklahoma will receive an additional $11million in grant funds from the Department of Commerce’s Public Safety Interoperable Communications (PSIC) Grant Program. The funding is earmarked specifically for the acquisition and deployment of interoperable communications systems that utilize reallocated 700 MHz spectrum frequencies.

For more information: Brook Borden in the OKOHS at (405) 425-7293.

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