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Gloucester Township Police Department
Thursday March 7th, 2019 :: 09:37 a.m. EST


GTPD Media Advisory: Gloucester Township Police Receive Nearly $190,000 in Grant Funding for 2018 and Earn Numerous National Awards

Throughout the year the Gloucester Township Police Department sought and received enhanced funding sources totaling nearly $190,000 that have enabled us to further connect with the community, protect our officers, reduce crime, and make our neighborhoods even safer.  

In addition to the enhanced funding resources we received in 2018, the Gloucester Township Police Department and community of Gloucester Township also earned several national awards including the 2018 International Association of Chiefs of Police Leadership in Community Policing Award for our 3rd Gear Policing Model, The US Conference of Mayors as one of America’s Most Livable Communities (GTPD Project  SAVE), the Innovation in Governance Award  (GTPD Program “Building Community trust Beyond Body Cameras Initiative) , and 1st place in New jersey and 7th Nationally for Gloucester Township’s  participation in 2018 National Night Out. 

 # Grant Description Amount Received
1 Body Armor replacement Fund Program $27,059
2 Driving While Intoxicated/Seatbelt  and Highway Traffic Safety Grants $28,785
3 NJ Dept. Law and Public Safety Division of Alcohol Beverage Control “Cops in Shops” $3960
4 Safe and Secure Grant – State of NJ $90,000
5 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant– US Department of Justice $12,612
6 Target Corporation – National Night Out – Heroes and Helpers $3,000
7 Emergency Management Grant Funding $22,900
  TOTAL $186,317.09

Gloucester Township Police Department
1261 Chews Landing Rd
Gloucester Township, NJ 08021

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