Each county and Baltimore City is receiving funding.
Annapolis, Md (KM) The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is one of the recipients of state funding to assist law enforcement agencies in their sex offender registration, compliance and enforcement. The local agency will be getting $24,695 for its efforts. .
The funding is part of a $700,000 amount which will go to every county in Maryland and Baltimore City to ensure that sex offenders comply with the law to register and re-register, according to the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention.
“Governor Hogan has made it very clear that we must have a criminal justice system that works to stop crime and holds offenders accountable for their actions,” says V. Glenn Fueston, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention. “We are committed to doing all that we can to keep our citizens safe.”
Other agencies receiving awards are the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, which is getting $16,262, and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office which is receiving $36,259. The Montgomery County Police Department will be getting $46,740, and Howard County Police are receiving $12,167.
By Kevin McManus