The Cheltenham School District has received a $25,000 school safety grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. The grant will be utilized by purchasing security-related technology. The PCCD initiates, validates and financially supports justice-related programs put forth by practitioners and experts in the justice system. The commission focuses on research, policy, planning, training, evidence-based programming, technology, outreach and support services. On June 22, 2018, Governor Tom Wolf signedAct 44 of 2018 into law, creating a School Safety and Security Committee within PCCD. The Committee is tasked with developing the criteria school entities are to use in performing school safety and security assessments, issuing a survey to school entities to measure school safety and security preparedness, and administering grants.