Ala. governor awards grants for CO bullet-resistant vests

The grants, totaling more than $12K, will help the Alabama DOC purchase vests for officers in the K9 units


Alabama Political Reporter

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $46,960 to help state law enforcement agencies and the University of Alabama Police Department equip officers with new bulletproof vests. 

“Making sure our state’s law enforcement officers have updated protective equipment is vital to increasing officer safety,” Gov. Ivey said. “I am pleased to assist these agencies in their efforts to provide up-to-date models of protective vests.”

Grant funds of $12,490 will enable the Alabama Department of Corrections to purchase bulletproof vests for officers in the department’s K-9 Unit.

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