Sen. Yaw: $2.3 Million Awarded to Local Law Enforcement Agencies

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) approved several state investments this week to help local law enforcement agencies better protect their communities, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23). 

The grants were awarded as part of PCCD’s Local Law Enforcement Support Grant Program, which was created by lawmakers in the state budget approved in July.  Program funding can be used for many different projects or purchases to enhance public safety, such as communications system upgrades, body-worn or in-car cameras, recruitment and retention, training, surveillance cameras, automated license plate readers and more.

Grant recipients included:

Athens Borough                     Bradford              $106,795
Athens Township                   Bradford              $287,631
Towanda Borough                 Bradford              $40,000

Jersey Shore Borough          Lycoming            $13,445
Muncy Borough                     Lycoming            $56,802
Old Lycoming Township        Lycoming            $102,924
South Williamsport Borough Lycoming            $101,409
Williamsport City                    Lycoming            $1,580,137

PCCD approved grants to 197 law enforcement agencies totaling $135 million statewide.

For more state-related news and information, visit Senator Yaw’s website at or on Facebook and Twitter @SenatorGeneYaw.



Nick Troutman
(717) 787-3280

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