Almost 100 Texas school districts have added their own police departments since 2017, but not everyone feels safer

Officials have called for more armed officers on campuses in the wake of the Uvalde shooting. Experts and some parents, though, say more law enforcement on campus doesn’t necessarily make schools safer.

By María Méndez, The Texas Tribune
Posted 6/22/22

In the 1980s, police officers were “almost nonexistent” in the Klein Independent School District north of Houston, according to David Kimberly, chief of the district’s police …

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