GPD, GFD, DOC & DYA Receive $656K Boost in Law Enforcement Equipment
Hagåtña, Guam – The Leon Guerrero-Tenorio Administration today presented 11 new vehicles to various law enforcement agencies representing a total investment of $656,433 in enhanced public safety resources and response.
“This latest investment builds on our continued commitment to equipping our law enforcement officers with the critical resources they need to successfully fulfill their missions,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “With these new vehicles, our public safety personnel have an improved inventory of emergency response tools they will use to enhance operations on both land and sea. Our Administration will continue to support similar far-reaching and long-lasting investments.”
“As we bolster our efforts to effectively fight crime, we are confident these new vehicles will contribute to making our neighborhoods safer,” said Lt. Governor Josh Tenorio. “In the coming weeks and months, we will welcome even more police officers, firefighters, paramedics and a new 911 emergency system, all of which will strengthen our whole-of-government response. We extend our deepest gratitude to all our public safety officers for their hard work and dedication.”
- $374,317 – Guam Police Department: (2) Toyota Tacomas with fitted radios, lights, and sirens; (2) GMC Sierras with fitted radios, lights, and sirens; (1) Police Workboat with supplemental trailer and maintenance.
- $121,587 – Department of Corrections: (3) GMC Savana Cargo Vans to transport inmates and detainees.
- $120,000 – Guam Fire Department: (2) GMC Acadias operating as Advanced Life Support intercept units providing emergency and technical care.
- $40,529 – Department of Youth Affairs: (1) GMC Savana Cargo Vans to transport youth to court hearings, recreational activities and workforce development opportunities.
The vehicles were purchased through a combination of local and federal funding sources.
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