Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Grant Will Assist Sheriff's Department.


Torrance County sheriff's deputies will be able to spend more time patrolling thanks to a $16,307 COPS MORE 2000 grant from the U.S. Justice Department.

The Torrance County Sheriff's Department was one of six New Mexico law-enforcement agencies to get part of the $198,213 in grant money to augment administrative staff. The department will use the grant to shift some administrative duties, such as background checks and fleet maintenance, to an evidence officer. …

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