Enfield, Conn. Schools To Be Staffed With Armed GuardsEnfield Police Chief Carl Sferrazza said each retired officer has decades of police experience and was given a physical and psychological exam before being hired as school security.
Lodi, N.J. To Have Armed Retired Police Officers Guard Elementary SchoolsThe borough estimates it will set aside $200,000 to pay the total salary costs for the five retired police offices -- one for each school.
Poll: Majority Of Conn. Voters Support Gun Control MeasuresQuinnipiac University poll director Douglas Schwartz said the poll shows that voters do not have much confidence in their elected officials to reach a deal on gun control.
Stamford Superintendent Drops Some Guards, Plans Panic Buttons For TeachersStamford superintendent of schools Winifred Hamilton wants to do away with guards and add panic buttons.
New Jersey Police Chiefs: Preparation Is Better Than Armed GuardsSome New Jersey police chiefs have expressed serious doubts about the notion of armed guards in schools.
Staten Island School Officials Plan Vote On Undercover Armed Guards In SchoolsUnder the proposal, the former cops would carry concealed weapons and would rotate throughout all the city's schools.
Bloomberg: Armed Guards In Staten Island Schools Are A 'Terrible Idea'A proposal on Staten Island to put retired police officers with guns in all borough schools received a blunt response from Mayor Michael Bloomberg this week.

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