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BSO Conducts Firearms Training For Broward Schools’ Armed Guardians


DOWNLOAD IT ON TO YOUR SMARTPHONE. YOU CAN FIND IT ON THE I-TUNE STORE OR GOOGLE PLAY. TODAY WAS TRAINING DAY FOR RESOURCE OFFICERS WHEN STUDENTS IN BROWARD COUNTY RETURN TO SCHOOL. THE BEEFED UP SECURITY IS AMONG THE MANY CHANGES COMING AFTER FEBRUARY’S MASSACRE AT MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGH. Reporter: THEY’RE THE FIRST CLASS GOING THROUGH THE TRAINING. THESE AREN’T JUST AVERAGE CIVILIANS THAT WE PUT HERE. THESE ARE INDIVIDUALS WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT BACKGROUND. HE ALREADY HAD MILITARY BACKGROUND, ALREADY HAD CORRECTIONS BACKGROUND. THIS IS REFRESHER TRAINING. AFTER THE PARKLAND MASSACRE STATE LAW REQUIRES EVERY FLORIDA SCHOOL HAVE ARMED RESOURCE OFFICERS OR SAFETY OFFICERS. WITH A SHORTAGE OF POLICE OFFICERS, ARMED GUARDIANS ARE THE SOLUTION. THE DISTRICT NEEDS 55. THE FIRST CLASS OF 16 WILL BE READY FOR THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL. THAT LEAVE AS SHORTFALL OF 3 — LEAVES A SHORTFALL OF 39. BROWARD COUNTY IS COMMITTING MORE OFFICERS ON CAMPUS ASIDE FROM THE ONES REQUIRED. 45 MINUTES BEFORE SCHOOL STARTS AND 45 MINUTES AFTER SCHOOL CONCLUDES EVERY DEPUTY WHO’S NOT WORKING ON A CASE WILL BE AT THE SCHOOL MEETING PARENTS PATROLLY. Reporter: SUPERINTENDENT ROBERT RUNCIE THEY ARE UPGRADING CAMERA SYSTEMS. SOME SCHOOLS ARE ALREADY COMPLETED. THE REST SHOULD BE DONE BY EARLY NEXT YEAR. AT STONEMAN DOUGLAS — THE GOAL IS TO HAVE ALL THE PORTABLES CONNECTED BY THE END OF THE AUGUST AND PREFERABLY WE CAN HAVE THEM DONE BY THE START OF SCHOOL, WE WILL BUT WE’LL HAVE THEM CONNECTED, OCCUPIED ON THE START OF SCHOOL OR SHORTLY THERE FORT JACKSON. THE SUPERINTENDENT AND THE SHERIFF SAYS EACH SCHOOL WILL

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