More than $135 million is set aside for Florida (police) agencies as part of a White House initiative to enhance state and local law enforcement.
President Obama announced today that $2 billion from the ongoing Recovery Act is designated for law enforcement.
The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program, known as JAG, supports: hiring law enforcement officers; multijurisdictional drug and gang task forces; crime prevention and domestic violence programs; and courts, corrections, treatment and justice information-sharing initiatives.
So they'll be able to devote more time to this kind of stuff.
A police officer who initially faced allegations that he had sex with a 17-year-old Tarpon Springs High School student he worked with has resigned today.