Talk About Town: Do Schools Need More Security in Bloomfield?
News of the enhanced partnership between the Bloomfield Hills Schools and the Bloomfield Township Police Department is getting people talking.
Earlier this week, we told you about the plans for a new school security arrangement between the Bloomfield Hills Schools and Bloomfield Township Police Department that officials say will help improve security management, communications and procedures in all buildings. Though details are still under development, a school security officer position will be created and funded between both entities as a result of the feedback district officials received following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CT.
On Thursday, dozens of teachers in Oakland County attended the first training For a school-shooting scenario with local law enforcement.
We want to know:
Do you think students are safe enough in Bloomfield Hills Schools and do they need a security manager? Tell us in comments.
This an occasional feature in Bloomfield-Bloomfield Hills Patch that is spurred by discussions taking place at homes, coffee shops and chatgroups all around Bloomfield. We want to hear your opinions about certain topics making headlines and are looking forward to your feedback. Know what the Talk About Town is in your circles? Share them with us or Email Art at art.aisner @patch.com, and it could be a future topic.