Grant Opportunity: Anti-Heroin Task Force Program

The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Office has announced the 2018 Anti-Heroin Task Force Program, a competitive grant program that assists state law enforcement agencies in states with high per capita levels of primary treatment admissions for both heroin and other opioids.


Approximately $32 million in funding is available for FY 2018. Each grant is a maximum of $3 million, is two years in duration, and there is no local match. AHTF funds shall be used for investigative purposes to locate or investigate illicit activities related to the distribution of heroin or unlawful distribution of prescription opioids.

Applications are due by June 27, 2018 at 7:59 PM EDT.

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Digital-Image Management at Mass Gravesites

SKELETONIZED REMAINS that were carefully unearthed from the desert sands of Iraq tell their own story: the bones of an adult, still dressed in a woman’s apparel, lie supine. The skull is perforated by a bullet hole. Tucked in the space between the ribs and the left humerus is a much smaller skeleton, bones in the skull un-fused, and the fully clothed body partially swaddled in a blanket.