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The program seeks to bolster public safety efforts and promote community resilience
A majority of first responder agencies lack necessary funds for purchasing equipment and technology
The Jasper Police Department, having requested nearly $51,000, agreed to redirect all but $6,000 to help Sarcoxie PD buy a new car and meet other departments’ needs
Moose Lake is the 35th Minnesota police department to disband since 2016
Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia emphasized the need for the new facility, saying officers “spent $4,000 on lumber and supplies to build our own makeshift reality-based training scenario room”
Chris Broomell from Officerstore.com discusses law enforcement firearms and training
The majority of the funding from the $2.35 million deal will go toward personnel costs for deputies from 18 different agencies
LAPD will use the funds to “help conduct follow-ups in any investigations of crimes that occur to track down these criminals, identify them and ultimately bring them to justice”
Mayor Eric Adams stated there won’t be a hiring freeze of NYPD officers, allowing the department to start a new academy class in April that would have been canceled
The idea is to boost resources for violence prevention programs, which have been overwhelmed in some cities