FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : Wednesday, March 14, 2012
CONTACT: Sara Rabern, (605) 773-3215
Rapid City Police Department Awarded New Vehicle with Help from Drug Control Fund
PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the Rapid City Police Department has been awarded $25,000 for a new vehicle 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.
“The Drug Control Fund was set up for exactly this type of expenditure to assist law enforcement in protecting our communities,” said Jackley. “This award allows the collaborated effort amongst state and local law enforcement to continue to provide public safety statewide.”
“I am pleased the Attorney General’s Office understands and appreciates the importance of keeping our drug task forces operating smoothly. I very much appreciate the financial award as it will assist our involvement in the task force while easing the burden on Rapid City taxpayers,” said Rapid City Police Chief Steve Allender.
If you have any additional questions contact Sara Rabern at (605)773-3215.