Security Guards at one elementary school in Jersey City said it could have been a tense situation. They told their union that on Sept. 12 a man with a gun tried to get into the school.
Schools in 36 districts across Connecticut will receive $5 million in state grants to improve security in response to the Newtown school shootings, Malloy announced Wednesday.
Officials in Bergen County, N.J., formed a task force Monday to focus on school security assessments.
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s office is also preparing a training video for school officials on how to handle an active shooter situation. There are 318 public school buildings in Bergen County.
Educators and security experts came together to discuss everything from installing new cameras, lockdown systems and to remind everyone that if you see something, say something.
There was a clash Wednesday over school security, or what appears to be a complete lack of it in some Tri-State Area schools.