Gloucester County Gets State Money For School Security Equipment

November 27, 2023 by News Staff

The Virginia Department of Education announced $12 million in grants for school security equipment. 483 schools in 98 school divisions were awarded funds that will be used to help keep students, faculty and visitors safe. The grants will pay for security card access systems, visitor ID badging systems, surveillance cameras, security vestibules, two-way radios, voice and video internal communication systems, interior school bus cameras, two-way radios for buses, mass notification systems and other security enhancements. Gloucester County is receiving $124,000.