County applies for bulletproof vest grant
New bulletproof vests for Hays County Sheriff’s deputies could be on the horizon after commissioners authorized submission of a grant application for the items.
The application, which was approved by a 3-0 vote June 27, is part of a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program (BVP). Commissioners Will Conley and Mark Jones were absent when the vote was taken.
“We want our officers to be protected,” said Bert Cobb, Hays County judge. He conti...