Fort Morgan Times

FORT MORGAN, Colo. — The Fort Morgan Police Department is set to receive two Justice Federal Assistance grants totaling $45,115. The two grants will help fund equipment that will enhance the operations of the police department, as well as to increase the safety of the officers.

The first grant, totaling $26,500 is to be used for technical assistance equipment in the form of a telephone system to safely resolve crisis situations when a suspect is barricaded in a home or another building.

The second grant, totaling $18,615, will be used for “crime lights,” which is a piece of advanced crime scene investigation equipment. Crime lights are a portable light source that emit light at different wavelengths and allow certain evidence items such as hairs, fibers, fluids and fingerprints to become visible, and in some cases, fluorescent.

Full Story: Police department to use grant money for lights, telephone

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