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Drug Control Fund Awards Distributed to Law Enforcement Agencies

 

PIERRE, S.D –   Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that several law enforcement agencies throughout the state have been given awards from the Attorney General’s Drug Control Fund. The Drug Control Fund is funded by drug forfeiture monies to be used for enforcement in drug control and apprehension purposes.  The award money distributed for this most recent cycle totaled $213,654.73.

 

“The Drug Control Fund helps law enforcement to better protect communities by funding local programs with monies seized from drug arrests. We are funding a number of requests including several for body worn cameras to assist agencies throughout the state to improve their levels of public trust and improve public safety,” said Jackley.

 

Below are the list of agencies and their awards:

 

Murdo PD                                          $1,395.00    In-Car Camera System

 

Webster PD                                        $2,721.00    Body Worn Camera Systems

 

DCI                                                    $2,334.00   Fencing Project/Vehicle Storage

 

Groton PD                                         $3,373.27   Tasers

 

Flandreau PD                                    $4,015.00    Surveillance Equipment

 

Jackson County SO                          $4,147.00   Tasers and Firearm Accessories

 

Jerauld County SO                           $4,500.00   K9 Equipment

 

Union County SO                              $5,537.00   Body Worn Camera Systems

 

SDSU PD                                          $6,164.70   Body Worn Camera Systems

 

Vermillion PD/Clay County SO        $6,338.91   Video Recording System

 

Hot Springs PD                                 $6,360.00   Body Worn Camera Systems

 

Lake Norden PD                                $5,500.00   In-Car Camera and Radar System

 

SD Highway Patrol                            $13,000.00 K9 Vehicle Equipment

 

Walworth County SO                        $17,235.00 Rifles

 

James Valley Drug Task Force          $22,394.15 Objective Gunner Protection Kit

 

Watertown PD                                   $23,639.00 Body Worn Camera Systems

 

Spearfish PD                                     $25,000.00 Towards purchase of vehicle

 

Yankton PD                                       $25.000.00 Towards purchase of vehicle  

 

Aberdeen PD                                     $35,000.00 Towards purchase of Canine Unit

 

 

 

 

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