Skip to comments.NJ town to station armed cop at schools
Posted on 12/23/2012 2:17:17 PM PST by jimbo123
Dont mess with Marlboro Township.
The leafy, well-heeled New Jersey suburb will station a permanent armed cop in each of its nine schools starting Jan. 2.
Its apparently the first district nationwide bent on packing heat in every schoolhouse since madman Adam Lanza gunned down 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14.
Weve made a collective decision as a town that we need armed security in each of our schools, Mayor Jonathan Hornik told The Post.
With this new evil, you cant just sit there and hope that it doesnt happen in your town. We must protect our kids.
(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...
Notice the article to a dig at the idea by pointing out that Columbine had a armed guard and it did not prevent the massacre. The reporter does not know that police tactics changed since Columbine. Old tactic, wait till back up and SWAT arrives before lone officer moves in. Today officers are taught that first at scene proceed to find and kill shooter. Making victims wait is a death sentence.
Very simple - determine how many Leftie parents object to armed guards and how many parents want armed guards. If the Leftie kids are enough to fill up two of the 9 schools (or whatever the number will be), put them in those schools ..... no guards per the parent’s wishes & be sure and post those “Gun-Free Zone” signs all over the place. The rest of the kids go in the remaining schools WITH armed guards .... and signs on the property that the school is protected by armed personnel who will use deadly force. Hopefully, nothing bad happens to anybody - even the Leftie kids who have no say in the matter and are at the mercy of their parents who choose not to protect them to be politically correct, peaceniks, gun haters, or whatever the current rationale for ‘no guns’ happens to be.
Some mad gunman will attack a school again....but I bet not in that township. They go where the victims are helpless. Florida schools have “resource officers” which are armed police or peace officers. They’ve had them for years. Gun control won’t work, and even if it did, there would be a long lag time before it would make any difference. The guns are already available. Any news media person who promotes gun control should turn in ALL their own guns and get rid of any security detail. How many of them have children in public schools who are unprotected. Not any I bet.
If liberals are against armed cops then we should push unarmed cops be present and let the police union do the rest.
Liberals do hate it.
One school superintendent in York County, PA (my area) actually told the local newspaper Friday it would be a bad idea to have armed security because of the children.
Contact your state legislators in the next few weeks to demand armed security be set up in every school.
It can be the expensive police or a less expensive arrangement, but force the local liberal schools to secure their facilities with armed security.
I much prefer the idea that: "Some of our teachers are carrying, and have received advanced training. You don't know which teachers. You don't know how many teachers. This is not a good place to try and start trouble."
THAT would end school shootings.
One small beacon of sanity in a world of pedological bullsh*t.
How many libs would put up a sign in front of their house stating “Gun free zone.”
I LIKE THAT!PERFECT...YOUR A PEACH.
Never heard of a shooting at a police station.(Unless a cop did one by mistake).
Stationing of police at schools is a bad idea
Kids will grow up thinking constant armed surveillance by the state is normal.
This enables tomorrow’s totalitarianism.
Also, why would you want ANOTHER way for retiring cops to pad their pension benefits. Who do you think will be taking these shifts? Cops in their last two years before retirement. And it will be overtime.
And then someday one of these cops will go nuts after being rebuffed by the hot new first grade teacher and go nuts and do something bad.
Both the left and the right seem to have the same premise: That you can use force and the threat of force to make humans not to Sin.
Sorry but these tragedies cannot be stopped. Sin is part of human existence. Always have been. Always will be.
Most females I’ve talked to who went to women’s colleges always had armed guards at their colleges. Why should little children deserve any less? This, and no seatbelts on schoolbuses, have always puzzled me. Why the heck not?
How many libs would put up a sign in front of their house stating Gun free zone
Perhaps more than you think, better Idea is to post a large sign outside schools that the area is protected by cameras and armed security. I think not many gun toting loonies will enter, but rather look for a place that have “gun free zone” posted, I would think the best and cheepest thing to do is to have willing and well trained teachers pack concealed weapons at work, having armed police at every enter and exit door in all scools will eventually be to costly to continue, (yes,I know our kids is worth whatever it cost) but fiscal reality is what it is, where would the scool board cut, I bet it would not be their or the teachers salaries. putting up a fence infront of the open barn door after the horses are gone seems to me to be a moot point
Did he mean it is better to have "unarmed security"?
(Liberals and unionized teachers are mentally defective.)
........pay armed teachers a thousand bucks more a month and see how many lose their scruples over-night!
....... Because kids are caught in a potential crossfire though training should be extensive and rigorous including hand to hand combat in case an all out fight without weapons occurred! In such an event, we want the good guy to win!!!
The Israelis don’t have a problem in their schools. Let’s do what the Israelis do in school protection.
Georgia School Superintendent John Barge supports the NRA’s plan.
There’s virtually always a cop car parked at the middle school across from our home in our town - also one at the elementary school but strangely not usually one at the high school - now whether there’s actually a policeman inside the schools is another story, but maybe the car outside is enough.....
I can see a lunatic walking up quietly and just taking out the guard.
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I agree; I think the air marshall model, where the security is undercover, is more effective. I’d like to see an armed “school marshall” in plainclothes, plus volunteer administrators and teachers who receive permission to carry and advanced training in how to do it effectively. (And maybe they would need special techniques or attention to how to carry safely around small children, or maybe more importantly, around older kids who might be itching for trouble.) But it would be better if outsiders knew that the school had armed protection ... but not exactly where it was.
My thoughts exactly. Let’s not have a flashing neon sign on the person with the gun; it should be unknown to anyone who the security personnel are.
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