On Wednesday, October 19, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) will announce $1 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office), COPS Hiring Program (CHP), to the City of Mission Police Department. The funds will allow the police department to hire 8 new law enforcement officers and to increase their community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts. This grant is part of a $119 million investment in law enforcement nation-wide through the CHP. The fiscal year 2016 CHP was designed to advance public safety through community policing by addressing the full-time sworn officer needs of state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies nationwide.
- Congressman Henry Cuellar, Mayor Norberto Salinas and Mission PD Chief Roberto Dominguez
- Announcement of $1 million DOJ grant for Mission Police Department
- Wednesday, October 19 from 2 p.m. CST
- Mission City Hall located at 1201 E 8th St, Mission, Texas 78572