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Donations Allow For Bulletproof Wall In JPD Lobby

Pictured, from left, are Joe Edwards Jr., Chautauqua Patrons Insurance Company Board of Directors member; Rich Panebianco, D&S Glass; Mike Roberts, Allied Alarm Services, Inc. president; Tim Shults, Shults Auto Group president; Mike LaTone, D & S Glass owner; Harry Snellings, Jamestown Police Department chief; Sam Teresi, Jamestown mayor; Troy Barber, Dawson Doors engineer; Chris Lynn, Lynn Development Group; Todd Propheter, Jamestown building superintendent; Brenda Henderson, Dawson Metal Company Inc., executive administrator; Randy Sweeney, Chautauqua Region Community Foundation executive director; Jeff Lehman, Jamestown director of public works. Submitted photo

By The Post-Journal

editorial@post-journal.com

Thanks to donations from several local organizations, a ballistic wall has been installed in the lobby of the Jamestown Police Department.

Troy Barber, an engineer with Dawson Doors, designed the wall, while the demolition of the previous wall and installation of the new one with bulletproof glass was completed by D & S Glass.

According to Chief Harry Snellings, the wall is just another step in protecting law enforcement officials.

“I just want to thank all of the organizations and individuals who came together to make this project a reality,” Snellings said.

Funding for the project came from several organizations including, Allied Alarm Services, Inc., Chautauqua Patrons Insurance Company, Lynn Development Group and Shults Auto Group.

In addition, the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation served as a depository for the money secured.

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