Senators Edward M. Kennedy and John F. Kerry and Congressman Stephen F. Lynch announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) has awarded the East Bridgewater Police Department $214,850 through the “Secure our Schools” Program.
With the COPS grant, the Town of
East Bridgewater was one of only 12 towns in
This summer, the Town of
Congressman Lynch said, “Among the most important things we can do for our children is to care for them, protect them and give them every opportunity to learn and to succeed. Ensuring that our children and their teachers have a safe and stable environment for learning is essential. I know that Police Chief John Cowan and the Board of Selectmen have made it a top priority in
“A safe and secure learning environment is essential for the success of all our children,” said Senator Kennedy. “I’m pleased that East Bridgewater Police Department is receiving this critical funding to further their work in protecting children.”
“This funding is essential to helping keep our children and our schools safe, and will only enhance the terrific quality of the