Grant Awarded to Whiting Police Department for Additional Security Cameras and License Plate Readers

On Monday November 20, 2023, Mayor Spebar, The City of Whiting, and The Whiting Police Department held a press conference to celebrate the Whiting Police Department being awarded the 2023 Federal Community Project Funding Award through the Department of Justice for the Cops Technology and Equipment Program. This award will help the City of Whiting add five more license plate readers and thirty-six security cameras along the business district and the areas surrounding the schools, which will increase safety. The City of Whiting would like to thank Congressman Frank Mrvan for his assistance, support, and commitment in helping the city secure this funding.

“I congratulate all of the leaders and officials with the City of Whiting and the Whiting Police Department for this successful initiative to ensure members of law enforcement have the latest technologies and resources they need to keep our community safe. Let us continue to work together to support all of our first responders and the invaluable public safety services that they provide at a moment’s notice each and every day.” – Congressman Frank Mrvan