Feds Award $625,000 Grant to Hire 5 P...

Feds Award $625,000 Grant to Hire 5 Police Officers

There are 1 comment on the Cybercast News Service story from Aug 7, 2012, titled Feds Award $625,000 Grant to Hire 5 Police Officers. In it, Cybercast News Service reports that:

Hagerstown, Maryland has received a $625,000 grant to hire five police officers as part of a Justice Department program to advance "community policing." The money is supposed to cover the new officers' salary and benefits for three years, after which local funds will be needed to pay for the positions.

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Since: Jun 08

Not Waynesboro or Hagerstown

#1 Aug 8, 2012
While I think this is great, I wonder what happens to these fine officers when the grant money runs out? The city of Hagerstown, like many municipalities throughout the nation are tightening belts, and cutting staff. Will these new officers be let go, once the free money runs out?

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