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Police Grants Article

February 15, 2006


R.I.: Grant to bolster crime fighting

By Tatiana Pina, Journal Staff Writer
The Providence Journal
Copyright 2006 Providence Publications, LLC

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I.- The Police Department will be tracking sex offenders who register in the city, home in on crime trends and trace fingerprints in 20 minutes thanks to a federal grant.

Police Chief Joseph Moran and Maj. John Desmarais told the City Council last night that a Justice Assistance Grant will allow the department to bolster its commitment to community policing.

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