“Despite the clear need for more officers on the streets with the right technology and resources, federal programs to provide our first responders with this support that has been underfunded for years,” said Senator Casey. “We simply cannot afford to ignore this problem any longer, and that means providing local law enforcement with the appropriate tools to do their jobs. I’m calling on Congress to fund these programs which have proven to be instrumental in keeping both citizens and law enforcement safe.”
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