By Justin Polk
Meridian Times staff writer
School safety has been a very important topic in government. Meridian township has taken that a step further. In a press release by Meridian Township the state of Michigan awarded Meridian more than $19,000 for school safety. One way safety can be attained is by reducing response times of emergency officials. According to the press release, that is where the money of this grant will go.
The equipment is designed to reduce emergency response times to by notifying the police departments directly. This will also ensure timely notification to school staff and administrators.
Okemos Superintendent Dr. Catherine Ash is working hard with the Meridian Township police to ensure funds are available to install the upgrades. Continue reading