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St. Louis County Police Chief Wants to Arm School Officials With Guns

Posted By admin On December 17, 2012 @ 12:09 pm In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

Gabrielle Biondo
Town & Country [1]
Dec 17, 2012

St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch and police officers will begin visiting St. Louis County schools Monday morning [2], according to KMOV.

Fitch said he’s received numerous calls from area schools concerned about security since Friday’s mass shooting in a Newtown, CT elementary school.

Fitch acknowledges that most high schools and some middle schools, including those in West County, have armed school resource officers.

However, elementary schools are not normally protected by officers. Fitch wants to see armed resource officers or armed school officials in those schools [3], according to KSDK.

Full article here [1]


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[1] Town & Country: http://townandcountry-manchester.patch.com/articles/st-louis-county-police-chief-tim-fitch-wants-to-arm-school-officials-guns-newtown-connecticut-school-shooting

[2] St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch and police officers will begin visiting St. Louis County schools Monday morning: http://www.kmov.com/home/St-Louis-County-police-officers-to-visit-elementary-schools-183733611.html

[3] However, elementary schools are not normally protected by officers. Fitch wants to see armed resource officers or armed school officials in those schools: http://www.ksdk.com/news/article/352549/3/StL-Co-police-increase-presence-at-elementary-schools

[4] Newtown Calls for Armed School Officers: http://www.prisonplanet.com/newtown-calls-for-armed-school-officers.html

[5] Gallup poll: 64 percent of Americans want school officials armed to protect children: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gallup-poll-64-percent-of-americans-want-school-officials-armed-to-protect-children.html

[6] Armed guard disarmed teen in Atlanta school shooting, says police chief: http://www.prisonplanet.com/armed-guard-disarmed-teen-in-atlanta-school-shooting-says-police-chief.html

[7] Police trick entire high school into signing ‘anti-violence pledge’ to gather handwriting samples: http://www.prisonplanet.com/police-trick-entire-high-school-into-signing-anti-violence-pledge-to-gather-handwriting-samples.html

[8] Armed Citizen, Not Police, Prevented Massacre In Oregon: http://www.prisonplanet.com/armed-citizen-not-police-prevented-massacre-in-oregon.html

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