- Sunday, May 26, 2013
HARTFORD (AP) — Connecticut is making $5 million available immediately to cities and towns to help reimburse them for school safety and security upgrades following 12/14.
Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced the first round of funding on May 24 for the competitive grant program included in the General Assembly’s response to the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He appeared on Friday at Hartford’s Classical Magnet School with US Education Secretary Arne Duncan for a town hall-style discussion about school security and education reform.
- Thursday, May 16, 2013
The Board of Finance May 13 and the Legislative Council two days later, decided to delay using a budgeted fund balance allocation to offset some projected police overtime costs for school security. At the same time, the finance board and council approved additional transfers to more than cover overtime expenses accrued since April 1.
- Wednesday, May 1, 2013
To the Editor:
- Wednesday, February 27, 2013
To the Editor:
As a former Newtown Police Commissioner I believe it is Newtown's responsibility to protect our residents, all our residents, whether they are in school or at the Senior Center.
The Police Department is the best trained and where the responsibility should be. If our leaders believe that there is a real danger to our students, then school resource officers can accomplish much more than security guards: they are true professionals.