TOPEKA – (February 20, 2019) – The Marysville Police Department has been awarded a grant to upgrade its radio systems, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today.
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The organization will receive $50,244 to upgrade from its current VHS radio system and match the Marshall County 800 MHZ radio system.
“One of the keys to keeping our communities safe in the 21st Century is making sure our law enforcement officers have 21st Century technology,” Schmidt said. “This grant will unlock opportunities for the Marysville Police Department to make these upgrades.”
The grant is part of the Federal Edward J. Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program and was awarded by the Kansas Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. Schmidt serves as the chair of the council.