Grant will fund equipment, training for Pa. SROs
The funds are part of $8.4M in grants awarded to 269 school districts and police departments throughout the state
By Alex Geli
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — Six Lancaster County schools will benefit from more than $400,000 in recently announced school safety and security grants.
The grants, distributed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education's Office for Safe Schools, go toward reducing violence in schools, purchasing safety and security-related equipment and providing training and compensation for school resource and police officers.
In total, $8.4 million in grants were awarded to 269 school districts and police departments throughout the state.