According to announcement just sent out by the U.S. Attorney's Office, Seattle was selected by the U.S. Department of Justice to get $125,000 for a new officer specifically concerned with teen violence.

The grant is part of the Community Oriented Policing Services program. "In June 2012 over 220 cities and counties were awarded COPS funding for the purpose of hiring or rehiring approximately 800 law enforcement positions," the announcement said.

The grant requires the new, federally funded officers to be recent military veterans.