Union County to Create K9 Unit with Help from Drug Control Fund

  
Union County to Create K9 Unit with Help from Drug Control Fund
PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the Union County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded $18,345 for a drug dog and related start-up costs to be used in drug investigations. The money was awarded out of the Drug Control Fund. The award will assist local law enforcement in drug control and apprehension purposes.

“I would like to thank Attorney General Marty Jackley for providing the grant for our K-9 program. The grant will make the program a reality here in Union County, we are excited and very pleased for the partnership we have with the Attorney General’s Office,” said Sheriff Dan Limoges.

“The Drug Control Fund allows law enforcement to combat controlled substance abuse by funding local programs with monies seized from drug arrests,” said Jackley. “These funds will assist the Union County Sheriff’s Office to better protect its communities.”

If you have any additional questions contact Sara Rabern at (605)773-3215.