Local Assemblyman calls for armed school resource officers

March 13, 2018 07:28 PM

A local lawmaker wants asking the New York State Assembly to fund armed school resourced officers following the deadly school attack last month in Parkland, Florida.

Assemblyman Steven Hawley wrote a letter to the Assembly Speaker requesting an additional $50,000 in the state budget.

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Hawley said that the money would help every school district in the state hire armed resource officers.


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