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West Orange Times & Observer Monday, May 25, 2020 7 months ago

Winter Garden Police Department awarded DOJ grant

The local department was among the agencies to receive part of the $850 million allocated through the CARES Act.
by: Michael Eng Editor and Publisher

The Winter Garden Police Department was among agencies across the country to receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

The department received a $35,709 grant, according to the Bureau of Justice Assistance

Allowable projects and purchases include — but are not limited to — overtime; equipment (including law enforcement and medical personal protective equipment); hiring; supplies (such as gloves, masks, sanitizer); training; travel expenses; and addressing the medical needs of inmates in state, local and tribal prisons, jails and detention centers.

Download a complete list of grants awarded to Florida agencies here.



Michael Eng is the editor and publisher for the West Orange Times & Observer, West Orange Observer, Baldwin Park Living magazine and He is a 2000 graduate of the University of Missouri — Columbia School of Journalism....

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