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IL Town Looks to Arm HS Administrators [VIDEO]
The shootings at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School have not only led to a gun control push, they’ve also pushed school districts across the country to consider beefing up security. For one Illinois town, that means arming some educators.
FOX News Radio’s Dave Anthony reports:
Some schools are now patrolled by cops. In Washington, Illinois, they want to give guns to three high school administrators.
(Kuchenbecker) “Provided they go through, and successfully complete, the mandatory 40-hour training that every police officer in Illinois undergoes.”
…Washington Police Chief Jim Kuchenbecker. Superintendent Jim Dunnan is on board.
(Dunnan) “Not only can you protect the lives of students and staff members, but you can also eliminate the threat and not lose your life doing it. I mean, that’s huge.”
The school board is considering the plan, though one member doesn’t think educators can do police work and one parents calls it a “knee-jerk reaction.”
Dave Anthony, FOX News Radio.
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