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Safety Law News for May 25, 2018

In New York, the Warren County Supervisors have discovered that it will cost $2,500 per year to have each of the Sheriff's Office school resource officers covered by the county's liability insurance.  County leaders agreed to have the county absorb the cost for the upcoming year and discuss the matter with schools for future years. 

In Wyoming, the Campbell County School District has approved a new policy that will arm school staff members.  Six school officials will undergo 40 hours of active shooter training that will be specific to what could happen with a shooter in school. 

In Colorado, the Loveland Police Department accepted donated body armor from Steel Ops, a Fort Collins, Colorado company, for its school resource officers.  The protection vests, each containing extra layers of steel plating are said to be "more than capable of handling any of the threats seen lately." 

In Wyoming, the Casper City Council passed a resolution declaring a commitment to play an active role in preventing school violence.  A budget proposal looks to tripling the number of police officers working inside its schools.

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