Governor Whitmer Awards $1 Million To Local Police Agencies; Includes Two U.P. Cities

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has awarded $1 million to local and state police agencies.

Two Upper Peninsula cities were tapped for funding.

Houghton was awarded nearly $38,000 for the supporting law enforcement agencies in seeking accreditation project.

The City of Ironwood was awarded just over $21,000 for the same project.

The Michigan State Police will receive over  $182,000 for de–escalation training.

A total of 12 local agencies in the state received funding.