Police advocacy group says it opposes arming teachers
February 23, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — An advocacy group for police officers assigned to secure the nation's schools has a simple message about arming teachers: Don't do it.
The National Association of School Resource Officers said Thursday it strongly recommends that no firearms be allowed on a school campus except those carried by carefully selected, specially trained police officers. The organization, which has about 4,500 members, provides specialized training for law enforcement officers assigned to work in the nation's schools.
President Donald Trump said Thursday that highly trained teachers who are ar...
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