Saturday, October 23, 2021
JAG Grant Awarded To Goldsboro Police, Sheriff’s Office

JAG Grant Awarded To Goldsboro Police, Sheriff’s Office

The Goldsboro Police Department and Wayne County Sheriff’s Office will be able to purchase some new equipment thanks to a federal grant.

Last week, the Goldsboro City Council approved accepting the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant.

Goldsboro Police Chief Mike West explained how the funds would be split:

  • The Goldsboro Police Department will receive $20,859.60 to purchase crowd control protective equipment in the event of a mass gathering involving actual or potential violence that threatens officer safety.
  • The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office will use its $13,906.40 to purchase a vehicle.

The grant total is $34,766.

 

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