Security tightened at some western Colorado schools
February 21, 2018
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Security is being tightened at some schools in western Colorado in an effort to reassure students and parents following the school shooting in Florida.
Extra contract security officers are being posted at five high schools in and around Grand Junction starting Tuesday. Mesa County Valley School District 51 says that putting extra officers at its largest schools will allow current safety officers to be spread out at its other schools.
It says there is no new or specific threat to any of its high schools.
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