MIDLAND - The Midland County Reserve Deputy Sheriff's Association got a big gift from an oil and gas company on Thursday.
Apache Corporation gave the group a check for $10,000.
The money will be used to buy bulletproof vests for the reservists.
Officials with apache said it was something they believe needed to be done.
"There's a need for the Sheriff's Department to protect these reservists, for them to have necessary equipment they need in order to serve the community. It was a need and we reacted to the need," Michael Mosey, Regional VP of Apache Corporation, said.