Tag Archive for: Polk County

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Sheriff Gualtieri Supports Armed Teachers to Stop School Shooters

The sheriff leading the state commission investigating Florida's high school massacre says he now believes trained, volunteer teachers should have access to guns so they can stop shooters who get past other safeguards. Pinellas County Sheriff…
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Intersection: Polk Hires School Guardians – WMFE

Polk County School District has begun hiring school guardians to comply with the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act. Read more and listen.
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Youths Still Dying in Florida Juvenile Detention Centers from Abuse, Neglect – Prison Legal News

After the 2015 death of a juvenile, authorities discovered that correctional officers were placing bounties on youths incarcerated in their facilities. Elord Revolte, 17,was transported to the hospital after being beaten by 15 to 20 inmates.…