Updated: September 4, 2017


ETHRIDGE POLICE DEPARTMENT TOOK TO SOCIAL MEDIA OVER THE WEEKEND TO ANNOUNCE THAT LAST WEEK THE 2017-2018 DEPARTMENT BUDGET WAS APPROVED AND PASSED.  THIS YEAR, THEY WERE ABLE TO SHAVE ALMOST 18,000 DOLLARS OFF THEIR EXISTING BUDGET AND IN DOING SO, THEY WERE ALSO ABLE TO TRIPLE THE PROPOSED EQUIPMENT, UNIFORMS AND TRAINING ALLOTMENT FROM LAST YEAR.  A NEW POLICE VEHICLE WAS ALSO INCLUDED IN THOSE FIGURES.