Bedford County Public Schools Awarded Money To Boost School Security

posted by Caroline Cook - 

Bedford County Public Schools has been awarded funds as part of a grant funding to help bolster school security and provide training to students and faculty.

Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced that the Department of Justice awarded four Virginia communities $1,052,562 that will also support law enforcement officers and first responders who arrive on the scene of a school violence incident.

The grants were made available through DOJ's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services' (COPS) School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP). 

Get the full story, and the list of Virginia communities receiving funding, HERE from ABC-13 WSET.

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