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The City of Beckley, Beckley Police Department and Raleigh County Sheriff's office are awarded $63,502 in justice grants.

U.S. Representative Nick Rahall announced the good news Tuesday. 

The sheriff's office will buy a new patrol vehicle.

The police department will buy updated radio equipment to provide reliable communication.

The federal funding was awarded by the U.S. department of Justice.