“The Department of Justice has repeatedly tried—and failed—to punish sanctuary cities for their refusal to cooperate with federal immigration officials. On Monday, the DOJ unveiled a slightly different tactic: bribery.
“The department announced
$98,495,397 in grants for its Office of Community Oriented Policing Services hiring program. The nearly $100 million dollars will be directed toward 179 communities across the U.S. and ‘allows those agencies to hire 802 additional full-time law enforcement officers,’ according to a Justice Department press release.”