Award of $4,000.00 will help fund Vests.
The Riverside Police Department is proud to announce that the department has been awarded grant funding for the purchase of bulletproof vests. The funding came from the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Washington, D.C. The grant will pay up to 50% of the purchase of a new bulletproof vest.
Riverside Deputy Police Chief Bill Gutschick stated, “The funding award will assist the department in the purchase of a safety vest for every officer”.