Tupelo receives grant to boost security

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.

Posted: Oct 16, 2018 7:05 PM
Updated: Oct 16, 2018 7:52 PM

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”.

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