Congressman Tom Rice is looking to increase the number of rural police officers and raise their pay levels.

Rice, a Republican representing most of the Pee Dee and Grand Strand regions of the state, and Abigail Spanberger, a Virginia Democrat, introduced the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) on the Beat Grant Program Reauthorization and Parity Act of 2022. 

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