Bellaire Police & Fire Foundation

Funded Projects

 

2020 Funded Projects

 

Swift Water Equipment & Boat Upgrade - BFD ($7,199.10)

 

Personal protective and other equipment for use by BFD in flood responses plus an upgrade to BFD's boat floor surface to provide a safer work area for staff and citizens.

 

Special Response Team (SRT) gear and equipment - BFD  ($31,469.65)

 

SRT Gear and equipment allowing BFD's specially trained SRT medics to safely provide medical aid during a BPD SRT desployment.

 

ALPR (Automatic Licence Plate Reader) Pilot Program ($27,500.00)

 

BPFF approved funded for a 10 camera wireless ALPR system that captures both license plate and vehicle make / model.  BPD will utilize this crime investigation tool to aid in the investigation of property and other crimes.

 

Co-Funded Management Study ($20,000.00)

 

BPFF co-funded a study with the City of Bellaire to evaluate BPD's operational efficiency, policies, resource optimization and other key areas.

 

2019 Funded Projects

 

Body Cameras - BFD ($34,048.00)

 

BPFF funded a new body camera program for BFD to support visibility and safety for both citizens and BFD staff.

 

Dry Suits - BFD ($13,865.00)

 

BPFF funded a new body camera program for BFD to support visibility and safety for both citizens and BFD staff.

 

High Water Response Vehicle - BPD ($25,500.00)

 

BPFF funded the purchase and upgrade of a six-wheel three acel truck specifically designed for high water operations.  The funding including new paint and the installation of a special lift to allow for easy loading and unloading of people.