HomeLocalCayugaAuburn & Cayuga County Agencies Get State Funds to Combat Violent CrimeAuburn & Cayuga County Agencies Get State Funds to Combat Violent CrimeWed, June 21, 2023 by Ed Vivenzio SHARE NOW June 20, 2023 - Albany, NY - Governor Kathy Hochul delivers remarks at a meeting of the Interstate Task Force on Illegal Guns in Albany. (Mike Groll/Office of Governor Kathy Hochul) Auburn Police and Cayuga County agencies will be getting a piece of the 36.2-million dollars the state is giving to various law enforcement agencies to combat violent crime. Governor Hochul made the announcement Tuesday that the funding will go to agencies participating in the New York’s Gun Involved Violence Elimination (GIVE) Initiative. Auburn and Cayuga County will share 370,655 dollars for personnel, overtime, equipment, and technology for the Auburn Police Department and the county district attorneys’ office, probation department, and sheriffs’ office. The GIVE Grant Cycle runs from July 1, 2023- June 30, 2024. Get the top stories on your radio 24/7 on Finger Lakes News Radio 96.3 and 1590, WAUB and 106.3 and 1240, WGVA, and on Finger Lakes Country, 96.1/96.9/101.9/1570 WFLR.