GOCCP Awards Grants to Help Counties Track Opioid Activity

The Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention (GOCCP) has announced funding awards for the Heroin Coordinator Grant Program.

In this latest round, 16 jurisdictions were funded a total of nearly $900,000 to hire and support qualified law enforcement professionals to serve as heroin coordinators. GOCCP has awarded more than $1.6 million since the program began in 2016.

The funding awards announced by GOCCP include:

  • Allegany/Cumberland Police Department: $56,066
  • Anne Arundel County Police Department: $70,800
  • Baltimore Police Department: $68,700
  • Baltimore County Police Department: $42,608
  • Calvert County Sheriff’s Office: $46,975
  • Cecil County Sheriff’s Office: $51,504
  • Charles County Sheriff’s Office: $50,000
  • Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office: $48,700
  • Frederick City Police Department: $26,102
  • Harford County Sheriff’s Office: $78,646
  • Howard County Police Department: $74,257
  • Montgomery County Police Department: $60,000
  • Talbot County Sheriff’s Office: $44,000
  • Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office: $40,662
  • Worcester County Board of County Commissioners: $50,615
  • University of Baltimore: $87,542

For more information read the full press release.

Prior coverage from Conduit Street:

Counties Hire Coordinators to Combat Heroin