Federal Grants to Help Baltimore Region Fight Crime

Money Dollar Sign Piggy BankBaltimore City and Baltimore County have been awarded $4.6 million in federal grants to help fight crime.

WBAL reports:

The funding is going to 11 different initiatives in Baltimore city and county to fight crime, opioid abuse and enhance community policing.

It’s considered part of a comprehensive strategy to fight crime and keep Baltimore City and Baltimore County citizens safe. Maryland’s U.S. senators and congressmen announced $4.6 million in federal grants.

The funding was announced at a news conference with U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin, U.S. Representatives John Sarbanes and C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, Baltimore City Mayor Jack Young, and Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr among other state and local officials.

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Lawmakers announce $4.6M in funding to reduce crime in Baltimore City, County(WBAL)