Two agencies in Meade County are among 17 law-enforcement agencies to receive grants to buy body armor and other equipment.
Meade Fiscal Court will receive $10,000 to purchase body armor and Muldraugh city government was approved for $4,056 in a request covering body armor and shotguns.
A total of $143,112 in state Law Enforcement Protection Program grants were announced Monday by Gov. Steve Beshear. The program, administered by the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security, accepts requests to help pay for items essential in the course of their duties.