Dutchess Awards Grants

City of Beacon among recipients

Dutchess County has awarded $1.48 million in funding for 11 projects through its annual Municipal Innovation Grant program, which promotes shared services and consolidation efforts.

The county awarded $277,000 to provide crisis intervention training to police officers in Beacon and 13 other municipalities; $335,000 to the Dutchess County Drug Task Force for undercover work; and $37,500 to the Child Advocacy Center for a detective.

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