Sunday, September 25, 2022

Grants give boost to town's police department

The Double Oak Police Department recently received grants from three organizations totaling $20,000 dollars.

The department received a grant in the amount of $15,000 from the CoServ Charitable Foundation and grants from Red Oak and Williams which totaled another $5,000.

The funds will go towards the purchase of advanced license plate reader technology, a new police vehicle and necessary equipment to outfit the unit, according to Mayor Mike Donnelly.

“We offer our sincere thanks to CoServ and the other grant partners who participated and supported this successful effort. The grant applications were accompanied by letters of support from the Double Oak Town Council, State Representative Tan Parker, Precinct 4 County Commissioner Andy Eads, Double Oak Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief Russ Mabra and Double Oak resident and Highland Village Police Captain Corry Blount. We thank each of you for your help and support,” said Mayor Donnelly

Pictured above: CoServ Charitable Foundation Executive Director Dennis Engelke and other CoServ representatives were in attendance to present the check to the Double Oak Police Department.

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