Ala. city to boost police security in schools

12/21/2012 | (Alabama)

The Trussville, Ala., City Council has approved $400,000 for the Police Department to add school-resource officers to increase security. The vote followed the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Trussville schools have enacted a three-step security plan that includes placing schools on partial lockdown, stationing a police officer on all campuses and making crisis teams available to students, parents and teachers.

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