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Austintown Schools receive security grant

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AUSTINTOWN, Ohio - A local school district has received one of two security grants awarded across the state.

Austintown Schools received the COPS Hiring Grant which was more than $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice.

Officials will release more information on Tuesday detailing the new security plan that the Austintown Schools plan to implement.

The school's superintendent says that the Austintown Police Department was instrumental in securing the funding which allows two resource officers for three years in each building.

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