Cuomo announces $13 million in grants to fight “gun violence”

Chris Eger for reports:

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced a round of anti-gun funding grants to agencies and departments across the state, some already controversial for their gun control tactics.

The grants, issued to 17 counties served by 20 law enforcement agencies through the Gun Involved Violence Elimination initiative, totaled some $13.3 million.

The funds allocated in the GIVE initiative, are to go towards law enforcement overtime, training and community outreach, as well as funding prosecutors, intelligence specialists and crime analysis who target illegal guns.

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