New Ballistic Vests for Duluth Police Funded Through Grants

By KBJR News 1

New Ballistic Vests for Duluth Police Funded Through Grants

October 22, 2012 Updated Oct 22, 2012 at 10:18 PM CDT

DULUTH, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - Two grants will help keep Duluth Police officers safer on the job.

The US Department of Justice has granted the department almost $17,000 meant to reimburse the purchase of 45 ballistic vests for daily wear.

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety will match the grant.
The department works to the replace the vests every five years.

The Duluth City Council formally accepted those grants Monday night.

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