By Joe Crocetta/Staff Photographer
August 6, 2012
U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md.,right, announces Monday morning that the Hagerstown Police Department received a $625,000 federal grant, which will cover most of the costs for five new police officers for three years. The new police officers must be post-9/11 military veterans. At rear is HPD Officer Derek Marshall, left, who is a U.S. veteran, and Hagerstown Mayor Robert E. Bruchey II.