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Posted on: September 5, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Victoria Police Department receives $9,000 for SWAT equipment

Large group photo with most wearing police shirts or uniforms at Dickey's Barbecue Pit

PHOTO #1: Staff with the Victoria Police Department, City of Victoria Finance and Dickey’s Barbecue Pit pose for a photo Aug. 31 at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 9006 N. Navarro St. Suite C. The Victoria Police Department received a $9,000 grant from the Dickey Foundation to purchase tactical communications and hearing protection equipment for the Victoria Police Department SWAT team. The Dickey Foundation, sponsored by Dickey’s Barbecue Pit and Frito Lay, conducts fundraising initiatives across the country to support first responders.

People in police shirts and uniforms sit and eat barbecue plates in a restaurantPHOTO #2: Victoria Police Department employees enjoy a meal provided by Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 9006 N. Navarro St. Suite C, on Aug. 31. The Victoria Police Department received a $9,000 grant from the Dickey Foundation to purchase tactical communications and hearing protection equipment for the Victoria Police Department SWAT team.

Police Chief Chuck Young and a woman in a Dickey Foundation shirt pose for a photoPHOTO #3: The Victoria Police Department received a $9,000 grant from the Dickey Foundation to purchase tactical communications and hearing protection equipment for the Victoria Police Department SWAT team. Shown from left are Victoria Police Department Chief Chuck Young and Dickey Foundation Executive Director Betsy Orton.

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