City council approves buying new police equipment
Last updated 7/19/2016 at 7:16pm
The Havre Police Department may soon be getting new radar guns and new furniture for the city’s 911 dispatch center.
The city hopes to purchase the equipment under a $10,530 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant.
City Council authorized Police Chief Gabe Matosich to apply for the grant after a brief public hearing Monday night.
Matosich said he is optimistic the city will get the money.
Asked by council member Caleb Hutchins how old the existing radar gunswere , the chief just smiled and said, “Very old.”
The existing furniture in the dispatch center is falling apart,...