Tag Archives: School Resource Officer

County seeks state funding for protection in schools

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Officer Joe Plazio, of the Fairfax County Police Department, stays armed with his service pistol as he patrols the hallways where he is stationed at West Springfield High School on Friday, January 18, 2012, in Springfield, VA.  Fairfax County has taken a variety of approaches to making schools safe.  Each of the high schools and middle schools have a Fairfax County school resource officer, who is an armed sworn officer with the Fairfax County Police.
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By Matthew Saari With many regional schools now looking at adding school resource officers, Washington County is hoping the state will help cover some of the expenses. County supervisors passed a resolution during their April meeting, with only Greenwich supervisor Sara Idleman voting no, calling for state funding of an SRO for every elementary and […]

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Area schools confer with police

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By Matthew Saari School administrators throughout Washington County met with local and county law enforcement officials last week in an ongoing effort to increase school security. Superintendents and police met in Fort Edward last Friday to discuss the feasibility and process of adding school resource officers as well as enrolling in a crisis management system […]

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Other districts may add armed security officers such as Granville has

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By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari Granville Central School is the sole district of the 22 in Washington County with a school resource officer but that may change in light of a school shooting that resulted in the death of 17 victims in South Florida last week. Dave Williams is an armed police officer […]

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Armed police officer to patrol schools

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By Krystle S. Morey A decision by the Granville Central School District to hire a full-time police officer was agreed to by the Village Board Monday night. The policeman will serve as school resource officer (SRO) and rotate between patrolling each of the school district’s three education buildings, retrieving truants and helping out with classroom instruction. […]

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Obituary: William B. Decker Jr.

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Granville, NY – William Benjamen Decker, Jr., age 73, of Granville passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Glens Falls […]

Athletic club up for sale

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By PJ Ferguson   The Whitehall Athletic Club is up for sale, according to a listing on Howard Hanna Real […]

Obituary: Ellen Jean Mackey

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West Pawlet, Vermont – Ellen Jean Mackey, formerly of West Pawlet, Vermont passed away in Rutland, VT on January 28, […]

Tatko investigating village, town

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By Matthew Saari Former mayoral candidate Bob Tatko is investigating both the village and town of Granville in connection with […]

Whitehall principal suspended: ‘serious concerns’

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By PJ Ferguson   Whitehall Junior-Senior High School principal Jeff Keller has been placed on administrative leave because of “some […]

GPS to guide students, buses

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By PJ Ferguson   A new global positioning system (GPS) and student identification program will be implemented district-wide for Granville […]

Woodchuck Fest this Saturday

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In honor of Groundhog Day, every year West Pawlet sponsors its Woodchuck Festival. This year’s event is the town’s 17th […]

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