Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

Local News

October 22, 2012

9:33 MORNING UPDATE: City of Glasgow receives grants to aid police department

GLASGOW — The city of Glasgow has received two grants that will fund weapon and radio equipment purchases for the Glasgow Police Department. 

One grant, which totals to $18,760, will be used to buy 40 new back-up duty weapons. The grant funds are coming from the Law Enforcement Protection Grant Program through the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security, which is funded solely by the sale of confiscated weapons turned in by law enforcement agencies, according to a Glasgow Police Department press release. 

A $24,000 Kentucky Department of Homeland Security grant will be used to fund the purchase of a hand-held P25 digital critical incident radios, the press release stated. 

The police department also received a $28,000 grant to fund overtime for police officers who have been assigned to seek out impaired drivers, those not wearing seat belts and any other behavior that may result in injury or death on the roadways. The grant will fund such efforts through September 2013, the press release stated. 

Text Only
Local News
AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Seasonal Content