Court security cash for Brockville, Gananoque police

In this July 2018, file photo, a Gananoque police cruiser sits outside the Brockville courthouse. The provincial government is topping up a grant for court security. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

BROCKVILLE – Local MPP Steve Clark has announced an increase in funding to the Brockville and Gananoque police forces to cover court security.

Clark says Brockville will get $451,188 this year and Gananoque will receive $54,056. Those are increases of 4.1 per cent ($17,834) and 9.8 per cent ($4,810) respectively.

The money is through the $125 million Ontario Court Security and Prisoner Transportation Grant program.