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Willmar City Council accepts almost $50K in federal grant funding for public security cameras


WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department and Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office will use a $48,394 federal grant to buy and install security cameras in public places to protect public infrastructure from criminal activity.

The county will receive two cameras and the city from seven to eight cameras under the Safe Neighborhoods Enhanced by Video Technology grant.

The grant application was submitted by the city and county in April and approved by the Department of Justice.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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