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Statewide mandate places armed officers in schools

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With Texas House Bill 3 coming into effect this school year, students across the state will be seeing armed “school resource officers” for the first time, while Elgin Independent School District learners have already had some practice with this transition.The bill arrives in the wake of the Uvalde mass casualty event, the deadliest public school shooting in Texas history, where 19 children and two teachers were left dead. It implements the development of campuswide security measures and mandates the presence of an armed security guard on every school grounds.Texas schools can call upon their city’s police departments to fill these ...

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