View Mobile Site

City buys equipment, addresses zoning issues

POSTED: May 2, 2018 7:39 a.m.

Richmond Hill City Council Tuesday night purchased more than $201,000 worth of equipment for its police department and addressed several zoning issues.

The meeting lasted almost 90 minutes, much longer than usual, due to a packed agenda and several public comments. Several agenda items were carried over from the April 17 meeting, which had to be cancelled due to a lack of a quorum.

The new equipment for the RHPD includes bulletproof vests, helmets and shields for the SWAT Team, a new K-9 narcotics officer and five new vehicles.

Chief Mitch Shores said the SWAT equipment will outfit 14 officers. The vehicles being purchased include two Ford F-150 trucks and three Ford Explorers. Additional monies will go toward the emergency equipment needed to get the vehicles patrol-ready, such as light bars, decals and radios.

Shores said the larger vehicles are needed for a variety of reasons.

Please see Thursday's Bryan County News for more information.

Login to post a comment

You must be logged in to post comments. Login ›
http://www.bryancountynews.net/ encourages readers to interact with one another. We will not edit your comments, but we reserve the right to delete any inappropriate responses.

To report offensive or inappropriate comments, contact our editor.

The comments below are from readers of http://www.bryancountynews.net/ and do not necessarily represent the views of The Newspaper or Morris Multimedia.

Comments

  • Bookmark and Share


Please wait ...