School Security

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Bank Robbery Prompts Lockdown At Schools

Southington schools imposed a security lockdown on two schools this morning after a holdup at a nearby bank.


Investigative photo taken at Sandy Hook Elementary School. From States Attorney's report.

More School Security Funding Coming

Governor Dannel Malloy says a second round of school security funding is being made available to schools.


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Former Student Arrested With Pistol After Trying To Enter School

NEW HAVEN (CBS Connecticut) –– Just days after a shooting following a high school basketball game, a school security guard alerted New Haven police to a man with a weapon who had tried to get […]


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Malloy Announces Additional School Security Funds

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – An additional 435 schools across Connecticut are receiving state funding to improve school security in the wake of last year’s deadly mass school shooting in Newtown. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced […]


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Seymour Schools Ask Police For Regular Presence

SEYMOUR, Conn. (AP) _ The Seymour Board of Education has asked police for a regular presence in the district’s four schools. The New Haven Register reports ( ) that school officials asked that the schools […]


The Enfield Board of Education. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Enfield Board Of Education Approves Armed Guards

Speaking to the board at the start of the meeting, several parents said the money would be better spent on things other than armed guards, like physical improvements in the school buildings, or more security drills.


Task Force Considers Design For School Security

The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission hears from school security experts at Friday’s session.


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Tighter School Security Considered

School systems across Connecticut already have emergency plans, but some lawmakers and school officials say minimum standards, more mandatory drills and additional training should be considered following the deadly massacre last month in Newtown.