The incentrive grant, which will last through Septrember of this year, is designed for smaller law enforcement agencies that have partnered with GOHS and excelled in participating in highway safety incentives as well as making their communities safe during the previous year.
Chief Henry E. King states taht his department is committed to serving the citizens of Cedartown and this includes initiatives to help keep the community safe such as driving and highway safety. King added that these funds will provide much needed equipment to help effectively serve the citizens of the community.
Grant funds will be used to purchase a new in-car video system, a new waterproof radar unit, two video/audio systems for the motorcycles that can be mounted on the motorcycle or worn by the officer and three portable radios.
“The goal of the grant is to reward agencies for their proactive approach to traffic safety and to provide them with the necessary tools to effectively continue their lifesaving efforts,” Harris Blackwood, GOHS director said.