NH police receive grant to purchase equipment
Police chief says money will be used for a digital evidence forensics device, surveillance tools
By Melanie Hitchcock
The Union Leader
DERRY, N.H. — A U.S. Department of Justice grant will help the police department fight cybercrimes and illegal drug activity, according to Police Chief Ed Garone.
The Town Council authorized the acceptance of the $20,425 Justice Assistance Grant. Rockingham County will receive a 5 percent administration fee for the service, with Derry receiving a net total of $19,451.
"The grant is one the police department has received for several years in various amounts," said Garone. The funds are available to buy law enforcement equipment or systems the department cannot fit into its budget.
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