New Castle police receive grant to hire 6 officers

NEW CASTLE, Del. - September 30, 2011

Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Rep. John Carney announced the grant on Thursday. WDEL-AM reports the grant will allow New Castle to hire, retain and provide benefits for six new officers over three years.

The federal funding comes from the Justice Department's Community Oriented Policing Services program, known as COPS.

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Information from: WDEL-AM, http://www.wdel.com/

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