Dennis Police Receive Grant to Focus on Opiates, Mental Health

KA_Dennis_police 33_11713DENNIS – Dennis Police have been awarded grant funding to help the department focus on opioid abuse and mental health issues.

The department has received $72,443 from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program through the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Office of Grants and Research.

Efforts by police will include increased drug interdiction and investigation to identify sources of opiates in town and to train officers in crisis intervention concepts for responding to individuals with mental health issues.

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