$2M in Grants for Local FBI-Accredited Bomb Squads

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $2 million in federal Homeland Security Grant Program funding has been secured, allowing the state’s 12 local FBI-accredited bomb squads to sustain and enhance their capabilities to detect, interdict, and respond to improvised explosive devices.

This marks the twelfth consecutive year that New York has provided dedicated federal homeland security funding to local bomb squads, with over $19.6 million awarded since its inception.

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Source: Hudson Valley News Network