42 U.S. Code § 16983 - Grants to combat sexual abuse of children
(a) In general
The Bureau of Justice Assistance is authorized to make grants under this section—
(b) Use of grant amounts
Grants under this section may be used by the law enforcement agency to—
(1) hire additional law enforcement personnel or train existing staff to combat the sexual abuse of children through community education and outreach, investigation of complaints, enforcement of laws relating to sex offender registries, and management of released sex offenders;
The Attorney General shall give priority to law enforcement agencies making a showing of need.