Law enforcement applies for radio, Fleur unit grants

Both the Franklin County Commissioners Court and City of Mount Vernon’s Council last week authorized  local law enforcement to apply for new portable radio grants totaling over $15,385 and  thermal imaging units totaling $11,905,

pushing the total to $27,290.Each department, Franklin County Sheriffs Office and Mount Vernon Police Department, is applying for the same amount of equipment units through separate grant applications. For more about these devices, see the February 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.