Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Following Friday's massacre in Newtown, CT, Stow Police Chief Louis Dirker has offered input on the comprehensive security plan set in place by his department.
- POLICE & FIRE
- John Deike
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Last week, the U.S. experienced one of its worst tragedies in recent memory when Adam Lanza opened fire in a Newtown, Conn. elementary school, killing 20 children and 6 adults. As students nationwide returned to school Monday, several questions loom regarding the safety of America’s youth. To address concerns on the local level, Stow Police Chief Louis Dirker offered the following message on department's Facebook page: The Stow Police Department in conjunction with the Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools is committed to providing a safe and secure learning environment for the students and faculty of our schools. In keeping with that commitment, the Stow Police Department is working with the Administration of the Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Tweets, Facebook posts on what people are talking about in regards to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
For more updates, check Newtown Patch on Facebook and the Newtown Patch website. Tweet things about the shooting to @NEOPatch and they could be included in this feed. Also, leave comments about the situation on this story. Does this tragic event make you worry about sending your child to school here in Ohio?
Friday, December 14, 2012
Police in Newtown, Conn. were called to an elementary school at about 9:30 a.m. after a gunman allegedly opened fire at the school. The president spoke to the nation Friday afternoon.
Connecticut police said Friday afternoon that 26 people, including 20 children, were killed at an elementary school after a gunman opened fire. The Scene Newtown Police were called to the school at about 9:30 a.m. after receiving a 911 call. They alerted Connecticut State Police and authorities began an active shooter investigation once they arrived at the school, according to Connecticut State Police spokesman Lt. Paul Vance. Authorities said the gunman was found dead inside the school. He was allegedly armed with four guns and a high-powered assault rifle. Authorities said during a press conference that they have retrieved three weapons from the scene. A parent interviewed on CBS News told the network that his 8-year-old daughter said …
Monday, February 27, 2012
How do you address this news with children?
A student is dead and four students are injured after a shooting at Chardon High School, WKYC reports. Parents rushed to the schools to make sure their own children were ok, and tearful reunions were broadcast on local TV news reports. In light of these events, do you worry about your kids safety? Take our poll. How do you explain these kinds of events to your kids? Tell us in the comments.