Councilman Marks announces funding for local crime prevention grants

Baltimore CountyBaltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday that funding has been approved for Community Crime Prevention and Youth Activity Grants in the Fifth District, an area that includes Towson, Perry Hall, Kingsville, and a portion of Parkville/Carney.

Grants will be allocated to the following neighborhoods: Ridgeleigh ($750); Towson Manor Village ($635); Perring Park ($1,080); and Cromwood Coventry ($450) in Fiscal Year 2019.

Funding supports Citizens on Patrol and National Night Out activities.

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“I have strongly supported neighborhood crime-fighting initiatives, and I salute those residents who work with our police to improve public safety in their communities,” said Councilman Marks. “This money goes a long way.”

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