Money For Law Enforcement In Eastern Carolina

The White House has announced funding for police departments and sheriff's offices across the country.

North Carolina will get $56 Million in stimulus money for law enforcement.

Greenville and Pitt County will get $490,000. Jacksonville and Onslow County will get $233,000. Kinston and Lenoir County will receive $221,000 and New Bern and Craven County stand to take in $168,000.

To see the full list of who's getting how much money for law enforcement, click here.

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  • by The world is Location: coming to an end. on Mar 18, 2009 at 10:52 AM
    Sam don't you know people in jail like it there, they have not a single worry in the world. They have heat ,ac,food,free healthcare, what else could they ask for. They are happy.Why do you think they keep going home? Homer, you're like me, you are going to have to suffer,because we don't do anything illegal. I guess that's what we get for being good citizens. Jim, you r also right can't even protect my property or family anymore. This is really sad. there is no more good news only bad.
  • by Homer Location: Washington,NC on Mar 10, 2009 at 05:57 PM
    Hey Annie - I do not want to be a Police Officer. Plus they will not hire me I am 54 years old. I want my sales job back. This Obama's spending bill does nothing for me. Where is my Redistrubtion Check you never here about that election promise anymore?
  • by tim Location: washington on Mar 10, 2009 at 04:09 PM
    Sam, if people do what they're suppose to do, then you wouldn't have to worry about law enforcement arresting them. With the economy the way it is, crime is rising so police need all the help they can get. obama's actually doing something right. Keep it up Mr. Pres.
  • by jim Location: here on Mar 10, 2009 at 03:43 PM
    Get ready for house to house confiscation of your weapons.
  • by cop's wife Location: Greenville on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:56 AM
    Sam, why are you always so negative when it comes to topics like this? It seems that any comment you make in regards to police officers is always so negative, like the comment that they re-sell the drugs they confiscate off the streets?
  • by annie Location: washington on Mar 10, 2009 at 08:16 AM
    Hey Homer, Contact Beaufort Community College and enroll in Basic Law Enforcement Training (a local agency might even endorse you and you will get free tuition) and then you can go work with law enforcement and then you too, can benefit from the stimulus money they are getting.
  • by Sam Location: Williamston on Mar 10, 2009 at 07:21 AM
    Get ready to see a lot more Americans in jail in the future.
  • by cop's wife Location: Greenville on Mar 10, 2009 at 05:50 AM
    Law Enforcement needs it! With all the job losses in eastern nc, crime is on the rise. We need more police officers on our streets.
  • by Homer Location: Washington,NC on Mar 10, 2009 at 05:29 AM
    North Carolina will get $56 Million in stimulus money for law enforcement. What about me. I lost my job, my IRA is worthless, my unemployment is running out. I cannot find work ect,but Obama gives 56 million to the police? His Stimulas Bill does nothing for me.

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