school security

6:16 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Kalamazoo Township police officer to be stationed at Kalamazoo Central High School

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The township had an officer at the high school for years, but was cut in 2009 because of funding issues
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Township Police Department will have an officer stationed at Kalamazoo Central High School starting in September 2013, Kalamazoo Public Schools announced Wednesday. The announcement said that the township and the school district will jointly fund the position.
6:34 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Security increased at Lakeview District elementary schools

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Camera and buzzer systems at four elementary school buildings could be installed by spring break.
Bernadette Johnson wanted assurances that her eighth-grade son would know exactly what to do if a shooter walked into Lakeview Middle School while he was in the cafeteria. Such was the conversation at a public forum Monday night at Lakeview High School, where about 30 people heard Lakeview School District officials lay out the district's short- and long-term plans for improving school safety.
2:45 pm
Sun January 20, 2013

School Districts reviewing security after shooting in Connecticut

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Michigan Association of School Boards spokeswoman says staff has been fielding calls from administrators wanting to make schools safer.
"Our school campuses are designed to inspire creativity, personal responsibility, collaboration, pride and achievement. We have multiple safeguards in place, but we cannot totally eliminate the possibility of an act of evil taking place."