Page County Sheriff’s Office receives two grants

The Page County Sheriff’s Office social media page reports the reception of two grants totaling almost $23,500.

The first grant totaling $9,662.50 is from the Department of Justice, Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership.

That grant allows the purchase of body armor for deputies whose vest have expired or to purchase vests for new recruits.

The second grant totaling $13,780 is from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

That grant has been split into three categories speed, seatbelt and alcohol enforcement.

Overtime for saturated patrols and checkpoints is allotted to deputies through time frames identified by DMV statistics.

Page County Sheriff Chad Cubbage recognized the efforts of grants manager Tina Sumpter for her work in acquiring these grants.

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