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I for one agree with this, I think it is much better than arming teachers.

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Why not also put bars on the windows and doors? Let's make it more like a prison.

Seriously, there's what, almost a hundred thousand schools in this country? That's got to be a $10 billion dollar idea that guy's got.

NRA must be panicing that the the liberals will out-government-solution them with this idea.
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Why not also put bars on the windows and doors? Let's make it more like a prison.

Seriously, there's what, almost a hundred thousand schools in this country? That's got to be a $10 billion dollar idea that guy's got.

NRA must be panicing that the the liberals will out-government-solution them with this idea.
So when cops show up across the country to hang around the schools as a show of support it is awesome and cool, but the thought of having these people that are trained to stop the bad guys there permanently is a bad idea?

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Why not also put bars on the windows and doors? Let's make it more like a prison.

Seriously, there's what, almost a hundred thousand schools in this country? That's got to be a $10 billion dollar idea that guy's got.

NRA must be panicing that the the liberals will out-government-solution them with this idea.
Why not institute a state tax on assault weapons/high count magazines to help fund this then?
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Why not also put bars on the windows and doors? Let's make it more like a prison.

Seriously, there's what, almost a hundred thousand schools in this country? That's got to be a $10 billion dollar idea that guy's got.

NRA must be panicing that the the liberals will out-government-solution them with this idea.
In Georgia, we already have programs like this in our public schools. They work remarkably well. Aside from just protecting against something like an active shooter, they also handle things like arresting kids that are fighting or removing troublemakers without teacher involvement.
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So when cops show up across the country to hang around the schools as a show of support it is awesome and cool, but the thought of having these people that are trained to stop the bad guys there permanently is a bad idea?
It's fiscally difficult to fund this, let alone find the number of new officers to be placed in the schools:
http://news.yahoo.com/texas-town-...17416.html
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In remote Harrold, the nearest sheriff's office is 30 minutes away, and people tend to know — and trust — one another. So the school board voted to let teachers bring guns to school.

"We don't have money for a security guard, but this is a better solution," Superintendent David Thweatt said.

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Why not institute a state tax on assault weapons/high count magazines to help fund this then?
Yuck. Higher taxes usually result in diminishing returns for things such as this.

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In Georgia, we already have programs like this in our public schools. They work remarkably well. Aside from just protecting against something like an active shooter, they also handle things like arresting kids that are fighting or removing troublemakers without teacher involvement.
Is it a statewide program or county wide? Are all schools involved or just certain areas?
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I'm *shocked* that the NRA came out with a proposal that calls for MORE GUNS!
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So when cops show up across the country to hang around the schools as a show of support it is awesome and cool, but the thought of having these people that are trained to stop the bad guys there permanently is a bad idea?
I'd hope cops would be out preventing crime or chasing down bad guys. If they want to swing by a school to calm folks down after something like the CT incident, that's fine. An extra 100,000 cops to sit in schools where virtually no violent crime occurs is a terrible waste of resources.

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Why not institute a state tax on assault weapons/high count magazines to help fund this then?
I think the only thing worst than having a bad idea, is having two bad ideas.

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In Georgia, we already have programs like this in our public schools. They work remarkably well. Aside from just protecting against something like an active shooter, they also handle things like arresting kids that are fighting or removing troublemakers without teacher involvement.
If your schools is where the crime is, I can understand having cops there. Most schools aren't violent high schools that require cops to break up fights or other violence. A full time cop in every small town at every elementary school is very, very expensive.
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I might go along with that if its trained law enforcement personnel. Along with banning assault weapons and politicians stop becoming paid puppets of the NRA.
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It's fiscally difficult to fund this, let alone find the number of new officers to be placed in the schools:
http://news.yahoo.com/texas-town-...17416.html




Yuck. Higher taxes usually result in diminishing returns for things such as this.


Is it a statewide program or county wide? Are all schools involved or just certain areas?
Regardless I feel that there is a way to achieve this and I think it is a true viable alternative to doing nothing.
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Regardless I feel that there is a way to achieve this and I think it is a true viable alternative to doing nothing.
How many incidents like what happened in CT do you envision happening at other elementary schools?
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I'm *shocked* that the NRA came out with a proposal that calls for MORE GUNS!
NRA didn't call for more guns they called for more cops.
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Regardless I feel that there is a way to achieve this and I think it is a true viable alternative to doing nothing.
I think a true viable alternative would be to provide police in high crime areas. That would have stopped the most recent shooting however. As it is, like Danman said, it would be a huge waste of resources to provide armed police in areas with 20 kid schools and 2 sheriffs covering half the county.
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How many incidents like what happened in CT do you envision happening at other elementary schools?
I have a feeling that incidents like these are not about to stop. They will continue to increase in frequency.

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I think a true viable alternative would be to provide police in high crime areas. That would have stopped the most recent shooting however. As it is, like Danman said, it would be a huge waste of resources to provide armed police in areas with 20 kid schools and 2 sheriffs covering half the county.
Ok but not every area is some small town with 2 sheriffs, besides this would be something the individual states would take on so there are bound to be different strategies put into play.
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I have a feeling that incidents like these are not about to stop. They will continue to increase in frequency.
Mass shootings (4+ deaths I believe the FBI considers) or school shootings?

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Ok but not every area is some small town with 2 sheriffs
So how do you handle those schools? Hence the infeasibility of what was suggested.

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besides this would be something the individual states would take on so there are bound to be different strategies put into play.
Of course, like the idea to allow teachers to legally carry in that Texas school system.
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Mass shootings (4+ deaths I believe the FBI considers) or school shootings?
both, however I was speaking about Mass shootings.
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