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Rep. Williams Applauds DOJ Grant for Travis County Sheriff’s Office

Sep 9, 2020
Press Release

AUSTIN, TX Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today applauded a $102,045 grant awarded to the Travis County Sheriff’s Office by the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office). The funding will be used to improve the delivery of and access to mental health and wellness services for law enforcement through training and technical assistance, demonstration projects, implementation of promising practices related to peer mentoring mental health and wellness, and suicide prevention programs.

“The men and women who proudly wear their badge and put their lives on the line every day must be equipped with the resources needed to effectively perform their mission serving our Travis County community,” said Congressman Williams. “I will always stand strong with law enforcement, and I’m pleased that DOJ’s award will aid in greater training and wellness programs to protect the health of our officers.”

For more information on DOJ’s COPS award, please click here.

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Congressman Roger Williams represents the 25th Congressional District of Texas and serves as a member of the House Committee on Financial Services.