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 - Police Program Nears Completion; No Cost To...
Police Program Nears Completion; No Cost To City The police pi OKI am outlined by Chief J. M. Sprawls for the Police Police department last February is nearing completion. The proposed program is not coming any too soon, as the crime wave-in-Aiken is much higher than anyone could possibly have visualized when the original request was made through a fight program sponsored sponsored by the police department and the addition of one dollar on each fine in the police court the department has been able to build pistol range and has a complete- reloading equipment for 38-calibre cartridges , The emergency armory armory consists of three sub-machine guns and complete tear gas equip: ment. . The The .present installation, near- injj completion', of a modern .two- way radio of the latest design will be ready for operation by the mi-idle mi-idle of October, the whole expenditure expenditure of $3,500 has come about through the fight program and the addition of one dollar to police court fines^ Not one cent of this money has been paid out of the city treasury, Chief Sprawls reports, and adds tnat_the_poiice fund is still growing Recently he received a check for S25.00 to add to the fund. j { ;

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  1. Aiken Standard,
  2. 04 Oct 1946, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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