Veterans, retired police could become armed school ‘guardians’ under Kentucky bill

Veterans, retired police could become armed school ‘guardians’ under Kentucky bill

Republished from WEKU. A bill filed in the Kentucky Senate would allow schools to bring in armed veterans and retired law enforcement officers as “guardians.” Campbellsville Republican Sen. Max Wise said his legislation, Senate Bill 2, would create a layer of protection for schools who can’t find or afford a school resource officer. The 2019 School Safety Act, passed in response to the deadly 2018 shooting at Marshall County High School, requires each school campus to have a school resource officer, or SRO, as personnel and funding are available. Wise said 600 school...

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