Seventeen of New Jersey’s police departments will receive federal grants to purchased crime-fighting technologies. Six cities will receive $500,000 each, and the other 11 will get $250,000 each.
The money can be used to purchase things like closed circuit television cameras with gun-detecting ability and laptops for police cars, the Press of Atlantic City reports.
In our area, Camden is one of the cities with at least 75,000 people to receive $500,000. Atlantic City, Pleasantville, Vineland and Bridgeton police departments will each get $250,000.