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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Some financial aid is coming for the authorities who jumped into action following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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The Department of Justice is awarding a million dollar grant to those who responded to the mass shooting in Parkland.

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The money will go towards salary and overtime pay for Florida law enforcement and first responders who were on the scene the day of the massacre.

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Justice Department “stands ready to help them in any way they can.”