West Middlesex Area School District awarded $23,602

HERMITAGE, Nov. 17 – State Rep. Mark Longietti, D-Mercer, announced that West Middlesex Area School District has been awarded a $23,602 Safe Schools School Police/Resource Officer grant from the Education Department.

"It's important for our schools to be safe places for students where they can learn and grow," Longietti said. "This grant will help West Middlesex create a safe environment for students."

The grant is for two years and is intended to be used for the training and compensation of school resource officers and school police officers.