New York State announces funding for local police departments to upgrade the systems used to record interrogations.
Nearly $700,000 in grant money is being distributed statewide.
Here in the Capital Region, the grants add up to more than $169,000.
In Albany County, more than $48,000 will fund upgrades to City Police, the DA’s office, Sheriff’s Office and Child Advocacy Center as well as departments in Bethlehem, Cohoes, Colonie, Coeymans, Green Island, Guilderland, Menands and Watervliet.
$15,000 will be used by the Hudson Police Department, Columbia Sheriff’s Office and DA’s office.
More than $13,000 will be used by Gloversville and Johnstown Police as well as the Fulton County Sheriff’s office.
Saratoga County will receive $25,000 for upgrades in Ballston Spa, Galway, South Glens Falls, Stillwater and Saratoga County Sheriff’s office.