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Attorney General Jason R. Ravnsborg

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Drug Control Fund Awards Distributed to Law Enforcement Agencies


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :    Tuesday, October 20, 2015
CONTACT:  Sara Rabern (605)773-3215   


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 $81,529.
“The Drug Control Fund allows law enforcement to combat controlled substance abuse by funding local programs with monies seized from drug arrests. We are funding a number of requests for body worn cameras to assist agencies throughout the state to improve their levels of public trust and increase public safety,” said Jackley.

Below are the list of agencies and their awards:

Faulk County SO    $1,513.61  Body Worn Camera Systems
Miner County SO     $2,542.64  Body Worn Camera Systems
Elk Point PD   $4,076.99 Body Worn Camera Systems
Walworth County SO  $3,333.35 Body Worn Camera Systems
Bon Homme County SO $4,107.67 Tasers
Deuel County SO  $4,475.00 Body Worn Camera Systems
Roberts County SO  $6,764.00 Tasers and Body Armor
Davidson County SO  $5,031.60 Body Worn Camera Systems
Corson County SO  $19,685 Body Worn Camera Systems and In-Car Camera Systems
Watertown PD   $30,000 Canine Vehicle and Equipment