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Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Grant in response to 10/1/2015 Umpqua Community College Shooting

Award Information

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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2017, $1,202,740)

The purpose of this award under the OVC Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program is to enable the Oregon Department of Justice, Crime Victims Services Division to support the victims of the Umpqua Community College (UCC) shooting on October 1, 2015, at the UCC campus near Roseburg, Oregon. In this incident, a student enrolled at the school fatally shot an instructor and eight students. Eight others were injured. Roseburg police responding to the incident engaged the suspect in a shootout and, after being wounded, the suspect fatally shot himself. This was the deadliest mass shooting in Oregon’s modern history. This funding will reimburse organizations for supplemental victim-related costs and provide funding to support crisis response, and consequence management services to assist the victims, witnesses, and first responders involved in the tragedy. CA/NCF

Date Created: December 23, 2016