News Highlights: Darien Foundation awards technology grant to police
DARIEN – The Darien Foundation has awarded a pivotal two-part technology grant to the Darien Police Department, which ensures safety and security in the city.
With a new FARO 3D laser scanner, the police can now map accident scenes, seven schools and public buildings. Laser Shot firearms training from realistic laser-based missions and live firing drills now also help train officers in firing precision and decision making.
“This grant was coincidental and was conceived during a popular ‘Coffee with a Cop’ meeting with Lieutenant Alison Hudyma,” said The Darien Foundation’s director, Sarah Woodberry.
The Coffee with a Cop events were held regularly prior to COVID. At one of the events, Hudyma shared some ideas for introducing new technology that would expand and improve the existing capabilities of the Darien Police Department, Woodberry said.
That dialogue led to …
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