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The City of Marshalltown will receive more than $200,000 to assist in funding its police and community team

IOWA-  According to the statement, the Marshalltown Police Department will receive $206,640 to help fund the Marshalltown Police and Community Team.

Marshalltown’s MPACT intervention program was first implemented by MPD as a 12-month pilot program in January 2021.

According to the state officials, the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services announced 185 grant awards to advance community policing practice in law enforcement.

The state officials say that these funds are used to develop law enforcement’s capacity to implement community policing.

This includes the testing of new and innovative strategies, training and teaching of effective policing practices, and building new crime prevention approaches to promote safe communities.

This story will be updated as new information become available.

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