The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region

Gazette Editorial

Editorial: Bullet-proof vest funding program helps cities

Text Size: A | A

Cities like Schenectady have enough trouble paying their bills without having to worry where money to protect their police officers is coming from. So we applaud Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's efforts to help cities pay for bullet-proof vests. The state's new inVEST Partnership will use money garnered from crime and civil forfeitures — not taxpayer dollars — to help restore $3.5 million in aid that was once provided to localities by the federal government for ...

You Must or Subscribe to Continue
subscribe to the Daily Gazette
Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Enjoy this story? Share it!



There are currently no posts. Be the first to comment on this story.