CBS 2 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Iowa City School District Considers Police Officers

 IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The Iowa City school district says it'll weigh public input before deciding whether to put armed police officers in high schools and junior high schools.
   The Iowa City Community School District says it's been talking with local law enforcement about adding school resource officers. They would be employed by the Iowa City Police Department but work extensively with the schools.
   The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports a grant program could pay for two school resource officers to split their time between six secondary schools. Under the current policy, police officers are not assigned to specific schools but respond to school calls and make other non-emergency stops.
   The Iowa City School Board says it will seek community opinion, and there's no timeline for making a decision.

“Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.”

 
Advertise with us!
Brought to you by:
Brought to you by:

Washington Times

Sponsored content