(COPS Program grant)…It was awarded to the City of Brawley.

The $125,000 grant is from the US Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Hiring Program, also known as COPS. The grant will allow Brawley to hire a new law enforcement officer. The COPS Hiring Program has provided nearly $400 million in grant awards across the nation. The funds were used to hire 2,732 additional full-time law enforcement professionals.