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Gun, gang-fighting grants in Md.

By the Associated Press

The U.S. Justice Department is giving more than $300,000 to help fight gun crimes and gang activity in Maryland.

The agency will present the grants to six local agencies and the Maryland attorney general's office Friday in Frederick.

A $190,000 grant will pay an assistant attorney general to pursue gang and gun crimes.

The western Maryland cities of Cumberland, Frederick and Hagerstown are getting a total of $106,000 to help cover overtime and investigative costs.

On the Eastern Shore, the Fruitland Police Department and the Somerset County Local Management Board will get nearly $19,000 for overtime and educational programs.

And police in Mount Rainier will receive $25,000 for an anti-gang initiative.

By the Associated Press  | November 10, 2010; 7:30 AM ET
Categories:  Gangs, Maryland, Pr. George's  
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