R.I. municipalities get federal aid to hire police
01:00 AM EST on Friday, January 15, 2010
PROVIDENCE — Four Rhode Island municipalities and the Narragansett Indian Tribe will be hiring 26 new police officers, thanks to a $6.5-million grant from the federal government.
The funds are part of the economic stimulus plan. The money will pay for three years of salary and benefits for 13 officers in ...