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Grants

Gov. Mike Pence has announced more than $9 million in grants to local schools and school corporations to improve school safety.

The grants, through the Secured School Safety Grant program, were approved by the Indiana Secured School Safety Board, the governor’s office said.

The program provides matching grants to school corporations, charter schools or coalitions seeking to employ a school resource officer, conduct a threat assessment or to purchase equipment to restrict access or to expedite notification of first responders.

Northeast Indiana grants include:

Adams

•Adams Central School Corporation received $38,450 for school security equipment and to employ a school resource officer.

•North Adams Community Schools received $50,000 for school security equipment and to employ a school resource officer.

•South Adams Schools received $21,600 for school security equipment and to employ a school resource officer.

Allen

•East Allen County Schools received $50,000 for school security equipment and to employ a school resource officer.

•Fort Wayne Community Schools received $50,000 to employ a school resource officer.

•Southwest Allen County Schools received $50,000 for school security equipment.

Northwest Allen County Schools received $50,000 for school security equipment.

DeKalb

•DeKalb County Central United School District received $50,000 for school security equipment.

•Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community School District received $50,000 for school security equipment.

Huntington

•Huntington County Community School Corporation received $50,000 for school security equipment.

Kosciusko

•Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation received $50,000 for school security equipment.

•Warsaw Community Schools received $50,000 for school security equipment.

•Wawasee Community School Corporation received $50,000 for school security equipment.

•Whitko Community School Corporation received $50,000 to employ a school resource officer.

Noble

•Central Noble Community Schools received $50,000 for school security equipment and to employ a school resource officer.

•East Noble School Corporation received $25,000 for school security equipment and to employ a school resource officer.

•West Noble School Corporation received $50,000 for school security equipment.

Steuben

•Fremont Community Schools received $34,500 for school security equipment.

•Hamilton Community Schools received $35,000 for school security equipment and to employ a school resource officer.

•MSD Steuben County received $43,200 to employ a school resource officer.

Wabash

•Manchester Community Schools received $25,000 to employ a school resource officer.

•MSD of Wabash County received $50,000 to employ a school resource officer.

•Wabash City Schools received $18,200 to employ a school resource officer.

Wells

•MSD Bluffton-Harrison received $39,890.55 for school security equipment.

•Northern Wells Community Schools received $50,000 to employ a school resource officer.

•Southern Wells Community Schools received $28,128.45 for school security equipment.

Whitley

•Smith-Green Community Schools received $20,411.60 for school security equipment and to employ a school resource officer.

•Whitley County Consolidated Schools received $50,000 for school security equipment.

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