By Sheila Ahern
Chicago Daily Herald
The Wheeling Police Department received a federal grant worth more than $90,000 to help combat gang activity, Police Chief Bill Benson told the village board Monday.
About $20,000 of the grant will pay police officers overtime to help at-risk middle and high schoolers at a weeklong camp. The rest of the grant will be used to buy new computers for between 18 and 20 of the department’s squad cars, Benson said.
Ill. town gets grant to fight gangs