The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office has received over $192,626 in grants since 2002. Chief Deputy Todd Watson writes and applies for the grants. The grant money is used to purchase equipment that ranges from bulletproof vests and communications equipment to patrol vehicles.
This year’s grant of $8,999.13 assisted in the purchase of a 2014 Ford Police Interceptor utility vehicle. Deputy Watson said that each year grants are harder to obtain