BOSSIER CITY, La (KTAL)- (PRESS RELEASE) The Bossier City Police Department will receive $126,027 in grant funding from the Department of Justice that will contribute to public and officer safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Through the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program the department will purchase two Aeroclave machines, disinfecting solution for those machines, protective masks, and upgraded radios.

The Aeroclave disinfecting machines will be used to clean buildings, offices, the jail, and vehicles to help prevent an outbreak of disease.

The equipment will contribute to preventing exposure to COVID-19 and meeting Bossier City’s public safety needs.