Missouri law enforcement receives $850,000 in equipment grants

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 | 6:54 a.m. CST; updated 11:12 a.m. CST, Tuesday, March 1, 2011

JEFFERSON CITY — Law enforcement agencies across Missouri will be receiving more than $850,000 in federal money to buy new equipment.

The state Department of Public Safety said Monday that more than 122 agencies will receive the money to buy equipment such as radios, in-car cameras and bulletproof vests.

Twenty-eight agencies are getting the largest grants at $9,000 each.

Local governments are required to match 10 percent of the grants.


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