Clark County Sheriff’s Office Lands Over $50K in Grant Funds
Grant money to be used for prescription drug diverstion investigation and for a new truck
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has received a $25,000 grant from the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators. The grant is designed to encourage local and state law enforcement to dedicate at least one full time law enforcement officer to investigate prescription drug abuse offenses. Law enforcement executives must commit to at least one full year of full time investigative duties toward this specialized drug work. The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) is a non-profit organization that facilitates cooperation between law enforcement, healthcare professionals, state regulatory agencies and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the prevention and investigation of prescription drug diversion.
In addition, the department also received a grant through the Missouri Department of Public Safety – Criminal Justice /Law Enforcement Program. This federal funded grant for $27,311.03 is for a new Chevy Silverado Crew Cab pick-up that includes all lights, sirens, console, and all labor included for installation.