Georgia: Gainesville School District to Arm Campus Resource Officers

| December 21, 2013

Georgia: Gainesville School District to Arm Campus Resource Officers

On Monday, December 16, the Gainesville School Board approved a measure allowing school resource officers access to rifles at their local middle and high schools to improve school safety.   The rifle, a Colt 6920 M4 carbine, will be kept inside a safe, accessible only by the school resource officer for use in case of an active shooter situation.  This decision came three days after an armed deputy at Arapaho High School in Colorado brought a swift end to a school shooting, cornering the 18-year-old gunman in the library while helping to evacuate students.

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