School Safety
4:42 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Gov. Bentley Says Alabama Police Hold School Safety Answers

Governor Robert Bentley says he believes the ultimate solution to the state's school safety issue rests with law enforcement.
Governor Robert Bentley says he believes the ultimate solution to the state's school safety issue rests with law enforcement.
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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says he believes the ultimate solution to the school safety issue rests with law enforcement.


The governor Monday addressed the opening session of a two-day seminar on school safety at a Montgomery hotel. Bentley, legislators and education officials have been discussing how to keep schools safe since the December shootings at a Connecticut elementary school.


A number of proposals have been made to deal with the school safety issue, but Bentley says he wants law enforcement officers to have a say in the final solution. Bentley says that doesn't mean there would have to be a police officer in every school.


The governor says it is going to take people working together to come up with a solution to the problem.


Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.