Oneida County, Utica receive grant funding to increase public safety

The Department of Justice announced Wednesday that it has awarded more than $376 million in grant funding to enhance law enforcement operations and reinforce public safety efforts across northern New York.

Posted: Dec 5, 2019 5:22 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Department of Justice announced Wednesday that it has awarded more than $376 million in grant funding to enhance law enforcement operations and reinforce public safety efforts across northern New York.

The awards included:

• City of Syracuse and the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office: $100,628 ($50,314 each)
• City of Binghamton Police: $27,158
• City of Watertown Police: $12,347
• City of Troy Police: $30,231
• City of Albany: $66,741
• City and County of Schenectady: $42,604
• City of Utica and Oneida County: $28,403
• Cayuga Counseling Services in Cayuga County: $475,000

Under the BJA Innovative Prosecution Solutions for Combating Violent Crime Program:
• County of Onondaga, District Attorney’s Office: $360,000

The awards were made by the Department’s Office of Justice Programs.

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