Congressman Fred Keller announces law enforcement assistance grant

August 28, 2020
Press Release
$3,546,047 awarded to Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the Department of Justice (DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency a grant that will fund law enforcement initiatives. 

A grant in the amount of $3,546,047 will go toward meeting critical law enforcement needs in responding to civil unrest in cities across the state. 

On the awarding of the grant, Congressman Fred Keller made the following statement:
 
“Law enforcement officers in Pennsylvania have done an incredible job, working overtime and protecting our communities. This grant funding will go a long way toward compensating those officers and relieving the financial strain on local police departments whose resources were spent maintaining law and order in the Commonwealth.”