Red Bud Police Dept. received grant funds

The Red Bud Police Department has received $30,128.92 in reimbursement towards the purchase of 10 body cameras and six police car cameras through the FY24 Fall Law Enforcement Camera Grant, awarded by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.

In order to comply with the Jan. 1, 2025 deadline set forth by the Safety, Accountability, Fairness and Equity-Today (SAFE-T) Act, the Red Bud Police Department has been working to acquire the necessary equipment and training needed for a successful implementation of camera programing, usage and data storage.

For more on the police department, please see this week’s print edition.