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White House Takes NRA Advice, Looks at Funding for Armed Police in Schools

DixT Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 7:34 PM
City Police Officers could also be stationed at schools, and they're ALREADY getting paid, so it shouldn't cost much--if anything--at all!
Bigdogoffthechain11 Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 8:29 PM
It will cost extra for additional officers or overtime for current officers in order to maintain a police patrol as well as at schools.
Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 7:49 PM
then there are fewer police elsewhere,and crime rises there. Not good.

the NRA's idea of armed guards is only meant as a TEMPORARY measure,one that can be done immediately,until an armed teacher program is set up and running.
Then the armed police can go back to their usual patrols or "cooping".

The National Rifle Association has been under heavy criticism since holding a press conference on December 21 in response to the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. During his remarks, NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre called for armed police officers in every school in America as a way to prevent the next Sandy Hook and to protect America's kids. The idea was immediately classified as "out of touch" and "unsympathetic" to the situation by anti-Second Amendment advocacy groups calling for more gun control and a renewal of the Clinton-era assault weapons ban. A Gallup...