Tillis Announces $2.6 Million Grant to Improve School Safety

Yesterday, Cornelius native U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) announced the DOJ’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) is awarding a $2.6 million grant to improve security at schools and on school grounds in six North Carolina school districts. Funds from the SVPP grant were made available through the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, legislation that Senator Tillis helped craft and pass into law.

Author: Mike Jackson