CHILLICOTHE, Mo. – A 2019 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant (LLEBG) has been awarded to the Chillicothe Police Department in the amount of $9, 984.60.

This money was obtained by a competitive grant application through the Missouri Department of Public Safety. Monies received from this grant will be used to purchase equipment related to officer safety. The grant was authored by Sgt. Jeremy Stephens, Chief Jon Maples is the grant’s Project Director and Mayor Reed Dupy is the Authorizing Official for the grant.