THE COST OF COURAGE…KEEPING CITIZENS SAFE ON A BUDGET

By Caitlin Switzer REGIONAL-No, the job is not easy. But here in Montrose, the local police department has the resources it needs to fight crime and keep citizens safe. “We are very well funded here,” Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn said. “Occasionally we will get a grant for something, like our bullet proof vests or victim advocate programs, but most …