10.12.21

Daines Announces Over $300K to Support Montana Law Enforcement

U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that $329,679 will be granted to Montana law enforcement offices across the state from the Department of Justice.

“I’m glad to see Montana law enforcement receive these resources to support officers across the Treasure State and provide them with up-to-date equipment to keep Montana families and communities safe,” Daines said. 

The $329,679 will be distributed to the following programs:

  • $12,069 to the City of Kalispell for hand-held police radios and accessories.
  • $63,580 to the City of Missoula for law enforcement equipment and to maintain the property clerk position.
  • $28,193 to the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office for a portable radio upgrade.
  • $41,421 to the City of Helena for a Liaison Detective for the Helena Police Department.
  • $42,435 to the City of Great Falls for interview recording equipment and body cameras.
  • $22,304 to the City and County of Butte-Silver Bow for law enforcement equipment.
  • $13,952 to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office for specialized equipment.
  • $105,725 to the Billings Police Department and the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s office for emergency equipment enhancements. 

Daines helped secure this funding through the U.S. Department Justice in December 2020. 

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Contact: Katherine McKeoghKatie Schoettler