school security

3:11 pm
Sun November 24, 2013

Calhoun County schools spend to bolster security

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Bulk of money went to equipment upgrades, some also spent on training and consultants
Calhoun County districts that shared information with the Enquirer spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on school security improvements since the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre on Dec. 15, 2012
9:55 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Dowagiac Schools closed Monday, teen found with gunshot wound

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Wound appears to be self-inflicted. Condition of teen not known
  • Source: Leaderpub
  • | Via: Dowagiac Daily News
The Dowagiac Police Department has confirmed that a person, approximately 14, was seen near the Dowagiac Middle School at 6:40 a.m. with what appeared to be a handgun.
9:28 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Portage Public Schools to boost security at entrances to several buidlings

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Secure entrances will allow exterior doors to be locked down during school hours
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - Portage Public Schools will spend more than $600,000 to build secure entries at nine buildings. The Portage school board Monday approved a $606,100 contract with Frederick Construction of Vicksburg for stepped up building security measures that come in part because of last year's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut.
guns in Michigan
7:22 am
Wed April 10, 2013

Gun deaths in Michigan have surpassed deaths by car accident. Bridge Magazine examines why

Credit A.J. Jones, Bridge

It used to be that someone in Michigan was more likely to die in an auto accident than from firearms. But in the last three years that has changed. Freelance writer Pat Shellenbarger discovered that when he examined guns in Michigan for Bridge Magazine.  He spoke with WMUK's Gordon Evans

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6:15 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Gun control discussed at Van Buren County forum

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School security, emergency preparedness also discussed by education and law enforcement officials
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- Although the opinions presented at a community forum on gun control widely varied Tuesday night, there seemed to be consensus in one area -- the issue is not going away any time soon The forum, which was sponsored by the South Haven Diversity Coalition and held on the campus of the Lake Michigan College South Haven campus, drew more than 70 people.