Augusta moves forward on 400 new stun guns for deputies
Published: Jan. 31, 2023 at 2:45 PM EST
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Augusta Commission members decided Tuesday to move forward on buying hundreds of new stun guns for the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.
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During an Augusta Commission committee meeting Tuesday, members moved forward on letting the sheriff’s agency purchase 400 stun guns.
The agency went before commission members to ask for procurement of $25,000 it had already budgeted for 2023.
The agency says the new stun guns will replace outdated ones.
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