GARDNER, CITY OF
The City of Gardner will utilize their Fiscal Year 2009 Recovery Act JAG in the amount of $61,696 to hlep improve the efficiency of the Gardner Police Department. Funds will be used to purchase ten desktop computers with a server and related equipment, a new IKON color copier, two digital cameras with docking stations, a new telephone system that utilizes Voice-over Internet Protocal (VoIP), and a computerized monitoring and cell tour system. The current system check is over twenty years old and is a paper systme. With this grant, the department will be able to monitor six cell check points and cover twenty five officers. These purchases will assist the Gardner Police Department in streamlining their day to day operations and assuring officer, inmate and community safety.