Starkville Police seeks grant for heavier policing

The Starkville Police Department is seeking to get approval by the city before applying for a grant. That grant will pay for overtime of officers and camera surveillance.

Posted: Dec. 3, 2018 11:47 PM
Updated: Dec. 3, 2018 11:47 PM

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seven thousand dollars. they can more effectivly police areas like this one..called hot spots. today i spoke with a student..she knew a man fatally shot on this street. ." sgt. brandon lovelady "this would be separate form the typical patrol officers you see going down the road or someone you see working overtime staff at the station." i sat down with public information officer...sgt. brandon lovelady.. who explains that the funds to be applied for with the dept of public safety.. ..20 thousand for overtime plus a little over 7 thousand for camera surveillance... lovelady: "it encompasses the area you see a lot of night life in and a lot of traffic throughout the night and daytime also." police say that nightlife..which is incerasing, is becoming more of a problem as the city's attractions grow. ...with two murders tied to alcohol and drug use.
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