Passaic and Paterson police units get federal aid

29 07 2007

PATERSON — The police departments of Paterson and Passaic will get $400,000 in federal money to purchase equipment, Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-Paterson, announced Friday.

Paterson will receive $250,000 to buy protective equipment and communications devices, according to a release issued by Pascrell’s office. The money will also fund drug deterrent measures and better security assessments, the release said.

Passaic will use its $150,000 to buy a command-and-communications vehicle, which they will use for surveillance and outreach in high crime areas and emergencies.




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