Grant awarded to Linden Police Department

Source: MGN

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WTOK) - A grant of $16,624 has been awarded to help the Linden Police Department to upgrade its equipment.

The grant came through the U.S. Department of Justice and is administered through the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs.

The police department will use the money to buy an electronic fingerprint scanner and electronic stun guns. The department will also invest in up-to-date bullet-proof vests.