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IN schools receive state funds for security measures

Indiana schools are sharing $9 million in Secured School Safety grants. Those come from a program with dedicated state funds that provides matching grants to schools.

The money can cover the cost of employing a school resource officer, conducting a threat assessment, or purchasing security equipment.

Schools in Tippecanoe and surrounding counties were awarded roughly $600,000 in matching grants.

  • Benton Community School Corporation received $50,000 to employ a School Resource Officer (SRO).
  • Carroll Consolidated School Corporation received $29,230.40 for school security equipment.
  • Delphi Community School Corporation received $50,000 for school security equipment.
  • Clinton Central School Corporation received $40,000 for school security equipment.
  • Clinton Prairie School Corporation received $38,400 for school security equipment.
  • Community Schools of Frankfort received $370 for school security equipment.
  • Rossville Consolidated School District received $35,000 for school security equipment.
  • Attica Consolidated School Corporation received $50,000 for a threat assessment and to employ an SRO.
  • Covington Community School Corporation received $34,900 for school security equipment.
  • Crawfordsville Community School Corporation received $50,000 for school security equipment and to employ an SRO.
  • North Montgomery Community School Corporation received $50,000 for school security equipment.
  • South Montgomery School Corporation received $28,838.38 to employ an SRO.
  • Lafayette School Corporation received $50,000 for school security equipment.
  • Tippecanoe School Corporation received $49,385.70 to employ an SRO.
  • West Lafayette Community School Corporation received $23,016 for school security equipment.
  • MSD of Warren County received $20,650 to employ an SRO.
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