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5/23/05

Grants Allow South Plains Police Departments To Buy New Patrol Cars

Several law enforcement agencies here on the South Plains will be able to buy new patrol vehicles thanks to a grant from Governor Rick Perry.

The awards include:

  • $50,615 to the city of Slaton to purchase bulletproof vests and two patrol vehicles equipped with radios and video cameras.
  • $26,100 to the city of Abernathy to purchase a police cruiser equipped with updated radio and video camera systems.
  • $64,920 to the city of Muleshoe to purchase two patrol vehicles.
  • $20,782 to the city of Lockney to purchase a police cruiser.
  • $26,100 to the city of Ralls to purchase a patrol car equipped with a video camera.

Each year the governor's criminal justice division hands out millions of dollars to help in the fight against crime.

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