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The Barren County Sheriff's Office is among several law enforcement agencies across the commonwealth getting some new mobile data terminals for their cars that will be similar to this one in Deputy Mike Houchens' cruiser. The BCSO is getting two MDTs; Glasgow and Tompkinsville police departments are among others on the list to receive new equipment. Melinda J. Overstreet / Glasgow Daily Times

The Barren County Sheriff’s Office is among nearly 80 law enforcement agencies across the commonwealth that will receive new mobile data terminals – laptop-style computers for use in their official vehicles – with help from a federal grant.

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway recently announced the recipients, which also include Glasgow and Tompkinsville police departments and the Hart County Sheriff’s Department.

Officers can enter information into the computer during a traffic stop or after responding to a scene and get essential information needed at the time.

Read more of this story in the print or e-Edition of Monday's Glasgow Daily Times.

http://glasgowdailytimes.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx

 

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