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Meijer unveils bipartisan bill to support nation’s smaller police departments

U.S. Rep. Peter Meijer (R-MI) on Jan. 20 proposed a bipartisan bill that would authorize a federal grant program for smaller police departments across the country to ensure they have needed resources and training to keep communities safe.

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Among the members who joined Rep. Meijer as a cosponsor are U.S. Reps. Don Bacon (R-NE), Fred Upton (R-MI), David Valadao (R-CA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), John Katko (R-NY), Dusty Johnson (R-SD), Dave Joyce (R-OH), Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), and Bryan Steil (R-WI).

H.R. 6448 has been endorsed by the National Fraternal Order of Police, the National Association of Police Organizations, the National Sheriffs’ Association, and the National Troopers Coalition, among others.

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