A citizen in the community has recently donated 8-thousand dollars to the Waynesboro Police Department. The donor wants to remain anonymous, but we do know she lives in Waynesboro. The money will used to purchase two sub machine guns and other equipment for the SWAT team.
"We have to maintain a certain level of readiness and that's difficult with the budget that we have. Receiving this 8-thousand dollars is extremely important to us. It allows us to purchase equipment that we otherwise have to do without," says Lt. Mike Martin.
And, its not just Waynesboro that will benefit. Augusta County, Staunton, and Waynesboro all have their own SWAT teams. But, they all assist each other during larger operations.