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Police Presence Increased at Manalapan-Englishtown Schools

The Manalapan Police Department is elevating security of elementary schools in light of the Newtown tragedy.

The Manalapan Police Department has informed the Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District that police presence at district schools will be heightened in the wake of the .

A Manalapan Police officer will be present at each of the schools at the beginning of the day and at dismissal "to the extent that this is possible given the day-to-day responsibilities of the department", a statement issued by district Superintendent John Marciante said.

Police officers will also coordinate random walk throughs of each school every day and officers will drive through school parking lots from time to time while on duty.

Access to school buildings will continue to be monitored and only people with a legitimate purpose to be inside of the school will be allowed entrance, Marciante stipulated.

milton McC December 21, 2012 at 06:28 AM
Are you willing to have your taxes go up to pay for it? If so, how much would you like to the the increase be?
milton McC December 21, 2012 at 06:29 AM
The SRO has other duties in the school. They are not armed guards at the doors
milton McC December 21, 2012 at 06:41 AM
Leanard watch this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YY5Rj4cQ50
milton McC December 21, 2012 at 06:43 AM
It's called an illegal taking
milton McC December 21, 2012 at 06:47 AM
Why is it your business to decide how and by what means anyone should defend their family. Governments do takw away citizens rights. I am sure you have read about the following in midern times. Nazi Germany Soviert Union Communist China etc etc

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