Westfield Police will use $100K grant for door security, gym equipment, sonar
Westfield Police Capt. Steve Dickinson opens one of the doors that will be replaced at the department using a grant secured by state Sen. John Velis. (CLIFF CLARK/THE WESTFIELD NEWS)
WESTFIELD — A $100,000 grant secured by state Sen. John Velis will allow the Police Department to upgrade its gym, replace the station’s security doors, and purchase new equipment for the police boat.
“He’s been outstanding to the Police Department,” said Capt. Steve Dickinson about the support Velis, a Westfield Democrat, has provided to the force.