St. James Police Department awarded equipment grant

    The St. James City Council met on Monday, December 10 to discuss several matters pertaining to the city. During the meeting, the council:
    • Heard the St. James Police Department has been awarded a grant for new car radio equipment, which will greatly help in getting a good signal to dispatch. The department has also applied for a grant for a rapid ID scanner for vehicles that can quickly ascertain a person’s ID when a suspect doesn’t have ID or is believed to be lying about their identity.