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Attorney General Marty Jackley

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Drug Control Fund Awards Distributed to Law Enforcement Agencies


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Wednesday, December 14, 2016    
CONTACT:  Sara Rabern (605) 773-3215   



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 $394,509.91.

“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:
Brookings PD  $49,700.00  Vehicle, in-car camera system, computer
Campbell County SO $14,200.00  Body Worn Cameras, Rifle, Body Armor
Chamberlain PD  $7,600.00  K9 replacement
Codington County SO $9,690.00  Body Worn Cameras
Corson County SO $35,000.00  K9 Vehicle
Deadwood PD  $39,751.80  Vehicle
Dewey County SO  $24,555.00  In-Car Camera Systems 
Grant County SO  $1,538.00  Binoculars
McCook County SO $15,887.00  Body Worn Cameras
Meade County SO  $7,567.36  Spike Strips
Mobridge PD  $50,426.00  Audio Surveillance & K9 Equipment
Oglala Lakota Co SO $16,684.00  Body Worn Cameras, In-Car Camera
Pennington County SO $46,911.75  Vehicle, Radios, Continued Education
SD Highway Patrol $56,675.00  Narcan & K9 vehicle, dog and kennel
Stanley County SO $1,100.00  Cameras and tripods
Tea PD $3,614.00    Computer, cameras, heat sealer, cell recorders
Whitewood PD $12,610.00     In-car camera and body worn cameras systems    & UA Kits