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State Grant Awarded to Maplewood Police Department

The money will be used to purchase new ballistic helmets and shields.

A state grant will help the buy seven ballistic helmets and six ballistic shields.

The Missouri Department of Public Safety awarded a $7,193 grant to the city under the Local Law Enforcement Block Program. Maplewood matched the grant by 10 percent in the amount of $719.

The helmets and shields will be placed in marked patrol cars for immediate access by officers.

Maplewood City Council approved the spending during last Tuesday's regularly-scheduled meeting.

Tony Rivera February 01, 2012 at 02:33 AM
Ridiculous.
Beth February 01, 2012 at 03:34 PM
What is Ridiculous about protecting the men and women that protect us?

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