Madsen applauds investments in school safety across Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, April 26 – State Rep. Dave Madsen, D-Dauphin, today announced that state grants have been awarded by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to improve safety, security and mental health supports for students and staff at schools across the Commonwealth, including in Dauphin County.

“By prioritizing investments in school safety, we ensure our educational institutions have the resources to adequately provide an environment where students feel secure and supported,” Madsen said. “I commend our local school districts for taking every chance to increase the safety of our learning environments. Thank you to everyone who helped make these investments happen.”

The following schools in the 104th Legislative District received funding:

  • Middletown Area - $171,280
  • Central Dauphin - $307,321
  • Steelton-Highspire - $154,804
  • Harrisburg City - $693,983

A full list of awards, including dollar amounts and school entities approved for funding, is available here:

School Safety Awards.

Nonpublic School Awards.

Funds will advance the School Safety and Security Committee’s goal of ensuring that all Pennsylvania students can learn in safe, healthy school environments by helping school entities address basic safety needs and mental health services identified in the committee’s recently adopted Revised Baseline Criteria Standards