Senator Stabenow Announces New Support for West Branch and Hampton Township Police Departments

Friday, May 04, 2018

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today announced new federal support for the West Branch and Hampton Township Police Departments. 


The West Branch Police Department will receive $25,900 and the Hampton Township Police Department will receive $14,000 to help purchase new patrol vehicles.


"Emergency responders in our rural communities need to travel many miles to protect our families, homes, and businesses," said Senator Stabenow. “This new funding will help these departments better serve their communities safely and efficiently.”


These investments come through the USDA's Rural Development Community Facilities Grant program, which funds critical infrastructure needs in rural communities in Michigan and across the country. The current Farm Bill, which Senator Stabenow authored, made these grants possible.