ATLANTA - Some good news for hundreds of Georgia police departments.
The Department of Justice is granting millions of dollars, nationwide, to provide services designed to protect law enforcement officers.
More than $740,000 is going to police departments in Georgia.
At least 153 jurisdictions will receive money for body armor vests.
The grants range from a few hundred dollars to up to $25,000 per department.
The Carrollton Police Department is on the high end of the scale, Alpharetta will revive $19,000, Brookhaven police will get nearly $12,000, and more than $10,000 will go to City of South Fulton Police.
In addition to funding for body armor, the Department of Justice has awarded the Georgia Tech Police Department $41,000 for body-cameras.