Featured Sponsors

International Armored Group
VIEVU, a Safariland Company
Laser Shot
Meggitt Training Systems
Motorola Solutions
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
FLIR Systems, Inc.
EF Johnson

If you are a manufacturer and are interested in Advertising, please email us for more information.

If you are a department and are interested in Grant Assistance click here for more information.

Date last updated: Thursday, November 3, 16:06 PST

Print Article  | 

Ala. departments get traffic safety grants

By Bernie Delinski
Times Daily

FLORENCE, Ala. — Law enforcement officials are receiving the first signs the holiday season is on its way: traffic safety grants.

This week, a $1,500 grant was approved for the Colbert County Sheriff’s Office and a $2,500 grant for the Florence Police Department.

Officials say many local departments have or will receive similar funds to allow them to step up enforcement during the season.

“For us, (the grant is) crucially important,” Colbert Sheriff Ronnie May said. “It helps pay the overtime for officers to work on the enforcement of DUIs, reckless drivers and those types of things that bring the potential for tragedy on our roadways.

Read the full story

Sponsored By