Governor Approves Body Armor Funding For Various Law Enforcement Groups

Frankfort, KY - Governor Ernie Fletcher and the Governor's Office for Local Development (GOLD) announced 16 grants from the Kentucky Body Armor Program.

"It is important to the safety of Kentucky's communities that our law enforcement officials be well-prepared," said Governor Fletcher. "These vests are imperative to the safety of our police officers."

The listing of the agencies that received funding is as follows:

Agency - Number of Vests - Amount
City of Carlisle Police Dept. - 6 vests - $1,986.00
City of Clarkson Police Dept. - 2 vests - $662.00
City of Cloverport Police Dept. - 2 vests - $662.00
Edmonson County Sheriff Dept. - 5 vests - $1,655.00
City of Elsmere Police Dept. - 3 vests - $993.00
Floyd County Sheriff Dept. - 24 vests & 1 Service Animal - $8,594.00
City of Franklin Police Dept. - 1 vest - $331.00
City of Fulton Police Dept. - 12 vests & 1 Service Animal - $4,622.00
City of Glencoe Police Dept. - 1 vest - $331.00
City of Hurstboune Acres Police Dept. - 2 vests - $662.00
City of Hustonville Police Dept. - 1 vest - $331.00
Lyon County Sheriff Dept. - 5 vests - $1,655.00
City of Marion Police Dept. - 2 vests - $662.00
Northern Kentucky University Police Dept. - 4 vests - $1,324.00
Pike County Sheriff Dept. - 20 vests - $6,620.00
City of Sebree Police Dept. - 2 vests - $662.00


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