12.23.21

Daines Announces Over $850K to Support Montana Law Enforcement in Ekalaka, Great Falls for School Safety Programs

U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced $870,098 will be granted to Ekalaka and Great Falls school districts and the Montana Office of Public Instruction to support school safety.

“I’m glad to see Ekalaka and Great Falls school districts receive these resources to support local law enforcement in protecting Montana students and keeping our schools safe,” Daines said. 

The $870,098 will be distributed to the following programs through the the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) School Violence Prevention Program. 

·         $45,976 to Ekalaka School District #15

·         $500,000 to Great Falls Public Schools District #1

·         $324,122 to the Montana Office of Public Instruction 

Daines helped secure this funding through the U.S. Department of Justice in December 2020.

 

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