Harris County Sheriff's Office receives $10,000

The Harris County Sheriff's Office has been awarded a public safety partnership grant totaling $10,000 from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) in Atlanta.

The incentive grant is designed for smaller law enforcement agencies that have partnered with GOHS and excelled in participating in highway safety initiatives as well as making their communities safe during the previous year.

Harris County Sheriff Mike Jolley tells News Leader Nine the money was used for "radar equipment and emergency lights."

"The goal of the grant is to reward agencies for their proactive approach to traffic safety and to provide them with the necessary tools to effectively continue their life saving efforts," said Harris Blackwood, Director of the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

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