TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - The city of Tupelo has received the Justice Assistance Grant from the state and say that money will be used for a security camera project at Theron Nichols Park.
The estimated cost for the project is $123,000 with the grant covering about 75 percent.
The city says this is the beginning of an improvement on security in the local parks.
Communication Director Leesha Faulkner said in a statement, “accepting tonight’s Justice Assistance Grant is the first step in placing camera in some of our parks as security measures”.