Sep 07 2005

SHELBY ANNOUNCES EQUIPMENT FOR FIRST RESPONDERS IN ALABAMA

WASHINGTON, D. C.--- U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL), a member of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today that equipment will be awarded to various agencies throughout Alabama from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Programs (CEDAP).

These funds will be used to provide law enforcement and emergency responder agencies with equipment that will enhance and support regional response, mutual aid, and interoperability of responder equipment. CEDAP recognizes the importance of new equipment education and training to ensure the proper operation and deployment of the equipment.

Senator Shelby said, “I am pleased to announce that agencies throughout Alabama will be receiving new equipment as part of Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Programs. It is important that we work to ensure law enforcement and first responders have the necessary knowledge and equipment to keep Alabama’s communities safe.”

The following departments and agencies will receive the equipment specified:

  • Autauga County

    Autauga County Sheriff's Department - Night Vision Kits

    White City Volunteer Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Baldwin County

    City of Daphne Fire Department - Search Camera Victim Location System

    Magnolia Springs Volunteer Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Bibb County

    Lawley Volunteer Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Chambers County

    Chambers County Emergency Management Agency - Advanced Portable Detector

    East Alabama Fire District - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Colbert County

    Littleville Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Sheffield Fire and Rescue Department - Search Camera Victim Location System

  • DeKalb County

    Fort Payne Police Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Collinsville Police Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Escambia County

    Flomaton Volunteer Fire and Rescue - Night Vision Kits

  • Etowah County

    Southside Police Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Franklin County

    East Franklin Volunteer Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Phil Campbell Police Department - Night Vision Kits

  • Houston County

    Dothan Police Department - Night Vision Kits

  • Jefferson County

    Leeds Police Department - Night Vision Kits

    Cahaba Valley Fire and Emergency Medical Rescue District - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Rocky Ridge Fire District - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Tarrant Police Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Vestavia Hills Police Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Lamar County

    Lamar County Emergency Management Agency - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Lauderdale County

    Florence Police - Information Search and Sharing Software

    Oakland Volunteer Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Killen - Center Star Rescue Unit - CEDAP Personal Protective Equipment Kits

    Killen Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Lee County

    Auburn Department of Public Safety – Police - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Crawford Volunteer Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Marion County

    Hamilton Fire & Rescue - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Marion County Sheriff Department - Link and Pattern Analysis Software

    Twin Fire & Rescue Service - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Marshall County

    Guntersville Police Department - Information Search and Sharing Software

    City of Arab - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Albertville Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Albertville Police Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Montgomery County

    Alabama Marine Police - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Morgan County

    Caddo-Midway Fire & Rescue District - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Falkville Police Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Morgan County Alabama Sheriff's Office - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Pike County

    Troy Police Department - Night Vision Kits

  • Shelby County

    Alabaster Fire & Rescue Service - Thermal Imaging Systems

    City of Montevallo Police Department - Night Vision Kits

    Montevallo Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Helena Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Kingdom Volunteer Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • St. Clair County

    City of Moody Police Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Cook Springs Volunteer Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Davis Lake Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Odenville Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Talladega County

    Sylacauga Police Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Lincoln Police Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Tallapoosa County

    Alexander City Police Department - Night Vision Kits

    Pace's Point Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department - CEDAP Personal Protective Equipment Kits

  • Tuscaloosa County

    The University of Alabama Police Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Walker County

    Jasper Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    City of Dora Fire Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

    Curry Volunteer Fire Rescue - Thermal Imaging Systems

  • Washington County

    McIntosh Police Department - Thermal Imaging Systems

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