Homeland Security grant money-


$5 million waterfront cameras haven’t worked one day

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Whidbey Island:

Federal grant money goes to “…gain a better grasp on cross border activity and to prevent illegal crossings.”

Local crime problem unrelated to Homeland Security concerns:

Sheriff talks about Whidbey Island burglaries at meeting

Whidbey burglary victims up in arms over lack of arrests

“Tingstad said he sees the burglary increase as a direct result of budget cuts and the loss of 10 deputies since 2008. He said it’s “incredibly important” to have a detective dedicated to drug crimes, but that position was lost in the layoffs.”

The federal government has money to share- but not to curb the sorts of crimes that concern local communities:

Public safety emergency declared due to Whidbey Island crime wave

More here: DHS Grant Money comes to Whidbey Island


Federal Grant Money comes to Washington State


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Our free and independent press has stopped asking questions.




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