Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 12:15 am (Updated: April 3, 12:32 am)
The tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., prompted many, if not most, schools systems across the country to re-evaluate their safety plans.
It also has prompted calls from some — including people in Roane County — to dedicate a school resource officer at every school.
Resource is a key word here. If resources were no object, it would be fine to assign an officer to every one of Roane County’s 17 elementary, middle and high schools.
We could be even safer and assign an officer to each and every classroom.
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