EL SEGUNDO - The state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control awarded a $9,000 grant for enforcement of El Segundo establishments licensed to sell alcohol, police announced today.

The funding will be used to provide training to staff at those establishments and to conduct inspections and enforcement operations to ensure the locations are abiding by state laws and local operating permits, said Sgt. Hugo Perez of the El Segundo Police Department.

The grant will fund activities through June 30.