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January 8, 2013
Staten Isl. panel votes for armed lawmen in the borough's schools
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A Staten Island education committee voted last night to demand that the city’s schools be guarded by gun-toting lawmen, in a desperate bid to beef up security in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., massacre.

The Communication Education Council for District 31 last night approved the high-caliber proposal with a vote of 9-1.

The council called for the Department of Education to hire 300 to 500 retired NYPD cops to rove 1,750 city schools in all boroughs and install buzzer-entry systems with video and “panic buttons” at main entrances.

The vote doesn’t have any binding effect on the DOE — which has made it clear that it does not want armed guards in schools. But the vote showed the amount of support the idea of armed guards — put forth last month by NRA boss Wayne LaPierre — has in some parts of the Big Apple.
01/8/13 4:54 AM
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