Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Receives $10,000 Grant: Rep. Friess Comments

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Chester, IL…The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office was the recipient of a $10,000 grant for use in obtaining new ballistic plate carrier vests and Kevlar helmets for its patrol deputies. Sheriff Peters expressed gratitude that his Deputies would be outfitted with the appropriate safety equipment.

The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and the County of Randolph are a great partner because of its focus on safety and training. With the help of the Illinois Counties Risk Management Trust and Sheriff Peters, the county continues to ensure the safety of the public and law enforcement officers while conserving taxpayer dollars,” Kevin Kern, insurance agent for Snedeker Risk Management stated.

Rep. Friess commented as well, saying, “I’m grateful for the work the Randolph County Sheriff’s Department does across the district I serve. It’s great to know that they will be able to upgrade their equipment and that the patrol deputies will enjoy increased safety in the field.”

Rep. Friess proudly serves the people of the 115th District in Illinois.