St. Joseph Police Receive New Bullet-Proof Vests

  The St. Joseph Police Department received a grant for new bulletproof vests. The Department of Justice awards reimbursements through the Bulletproof Vest Partnership for the use of replacing expired bulletproof vests. “It reimburses agencies for half the cost of vests,” said Chief Chris Connally. “It was designed to make...Read more

K-9s have New Protection

A group of anonymous donors have ponied up money to add a layer of protection for Shelby’s four-legged officers. Shelby Police Department K-9s now have ballistic tactical vests (also known as bulletproof vests) to wear when they are on the front lines with their human counterparts. “These were bought in...Read more