U.S. VP Joe Biden´s gun control panel with comprehensive plan to secure schools including more police.
The Americas Security News.- Vice President Joe Biden and the gun control panel. Photo Credit AP Photo/Susan Walsh
The Obama administration is considering funding many more police officers in public schools to secure campuses, a leading Democratic senator said, part of a broad gun violence agendathat is likely to include a ban on high-capacity ammunition clips and universal background checks.
The school safety initiative, one of several under consideration, would make federal dollars available to schools that want to hire police officers and install surveillance equipment, although it is not nearly as far-ranging as the National Rifle Association’s proposal for armed guards in every U.S. school. READ MORE HERE