Texarkana, Ark., Police Department has received a $91,000 Healthier Arkansas Grant through the Blue & You Foundation.

The police department will work with the Southwest Arkansas Task Force to implement six different programs, providing risk factor education and behavioral modification.

The programs are the PRIDE Academy, Safety Baby Showers, ATV safety campaign, STOMP OUT Negative Life Choices, Drive Smart Challenge and Computer Literacy Trainings.

TAPD was one of 42 agencies to receive funding. This is the first time TAPD has applied for this particular grant.

See more coverage in Tuesday's Gazette.

Published: 04/07/2014