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Saturday, June 29, 2013

Wor. County seeks $367, 521 grant for school security officers

Worcester County has applied for a grant for school safety for the upcoming school year.

The $367,521 grant would cover the salaries of 11 part-time school security deputies, portable radios and protective vests. The county would have a cash match of $144,309 for fringe benefits.

The application for the Byme Memorial Justice Assistance Grant was submitted June 2013 to the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention.

The deputies will provide security within all 13 public schools in the county. The increased security is the direct result of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut last year.



Anonymous said...

Now THIS is what should be coming from the Sandy Hook tragedy, not BS gun laws. I can stand behind this.

Anonymous said...

Get rid of the trouble makers then you wouldn't protection from them.

Anonymous said...

1:05, one way to do that would be to cut off the free food programs at schools and use the funds to provide security. Let parents take responsibility for FEEDING their own children.

Anonymous said...

For real 1:52-Shouldn't have had them if you can feed them.
And before anyone goes into the "it could happen to you BS" I'll nip that in the bud right now! NO it won't! I wasn't out making babies before I could pay for them. Went to school, got an education, job, bought a house then got married an equally as responsible man whom himself had an education, job and properties.
Now at 50 yrs old money is not a problem for us because we did things the right way!