San Joaquin County Sheriff and the City of Stockton Police Department receive grant
San Joaquin County, —The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services will grant $4,595,360 to San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office and $7,817,161 to Stockton City Police.
The funding arrives to San Joaquin County and the City of Stockton in time to support the much needed peace officer vacancies. ”The citizens of Stockton deserve to have the best safety and security we can provide,” commented Congressman Jerry McNerney as he announced the allocation of funds.
The Stockton Police Department is pleased to receive the aid, as budget cuts has limited the police force , “We will be reinvigorating our relationships with our community to ensure we address some of the hot spots in town,” said Officer Smith, Public Relations Officer Stockton Police Department. At the closing of this edition it was premature to define the date for the funds and the allocation of them.
The total funds will support 190 police officers across California, “I am pleased that this funding will pureets to protect our families and Communities,” Said Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA)