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Memphis receives nearly $1.9 million for rape testing kits

Memphis is getting millions of dollars thanks to the Department of Justice.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Memphis is getting millions of dollars thanks to the Department of Justice.

Nearly $1.9 million will be used for untested rape kits. Another $818,000 grant will be used to try to reduce crime and violence. More than $770,000 will go toward a program to help crime victims.