Mayor Ganim, City of Bridgeport Hosts Regional Collaboration School Safety Forum

Mayor Ganim, City of Bridgeport Hosts Regional Collaboration School Safety Forum

LEADERSHIP FROM FAIRFIELD, TRUMBULL AND STRATFORD AGREE AN “ARMY OF TEACHERS” IS NOT AN APPROPRIATE SOLUTION from Dalmarys Matos, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Mar. 23, 2018) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim this week joined municipal, law enforcement and education leadership from neighboring towns to collaborate on security practices to aid in school safety and evoke change in the state […]

100 New Police Officers in Bridgeport; Mayor Ganim Achieves Goal of Making Community Policing and School Safety a Priority

100 New Police Officers in Bridgeport;  Mayor Ganim Achieves Goal of Making Community Policing and School Safety a Priority

POLICE DEPARTMENT WELCOMES 17 NEW RECRUITS AND 22 NEW OFFICERS ON ACTIVE DUTY from Dalmarys Matos, Communications and Media Specialist, Office of Mayor City of Bridgeport (Mar. 15, 2018) — Bridgeport, CT –Making good on a campaign promise, Mayor Ganim and Bridgeport Police Chief Perez this week welcomed the 17 newest police recruits training at the […]

Is White House Listening Session the Beginning of the End of School Shootings?

Is White House Listening Session the Beginning of the End of School Shootings?

ARMED GUARDS, METAL DETECTORS, MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DISCUSSED by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 22, 2018) — On Wednesday, President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos hosted students and parents who have been impacted directly by school shootings over the last two decades and most notably, by last week’s rampage at the […]

Is ISIS Going to Attack Our Schools in the US? pb

Is ISIS Going to Attack Our Schools in the US? pb

HOW CAN SCHOOLS BE PROTECTED? by Dr. Laurie Roth, ©2014 (Sep. 25, 2014) — My skin is still crawling as I contemplate the words of Dr. Bruce Porter, my regular show guest and friend.  Bruce is a firefighter chaplain, 1st responder and pastor who has been at and ministered to droves of people after 9/11, 2001 […]

Does Sen. Mark Udall Make Sense?

WHAT DO DOOR LOCKS HAVE TO DO WITH UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS? MARK UDALL    COLORADO 730 SENATE HART OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON, DC 20510 (202) 224-5941 United States Senate WASHINGTON, DC 20510 April 29, 2013 Dear Stephen, Thank you for contacting me regarding the Second Amendment.  I appreciate that you took the time to write on […]

Connecticut Senate Votes in Favor of New Gun Restrictions

Connecticut Senate Votes in Favor of New Gun Restrictions

HOUSE HAS YET TO VOTE by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 3, 2013) — The Connecticut Senate passed a 138-page proposal which would expand restrictions on firearms and ammunition purchases. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the bill on Wednesday night.  The bill is being considered under “ECert,” which means that the customary period […]

South Dakota to Allow Armed Teachers in Schools

South Dakota to Allow Armed Teachers in Schools

SCHOOL “SENTINEL” PROGRAM TO TRAIN PERSONNEL FOR EMERGENCIES by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 8, 2013) — The state of South Dakota is the first state to pass a law allowing teachers to carry firearms in schools since the attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT.  Governor Dennis Daugaard signed the bill on Friday. Unlike […]

Whose Responsibility is School Safety?

Whose Responsibility is School Safety?

NEWTOWN RESIDENTS REPORTEDLY WANT PROTECTION PROVIDED BY GOVERNMENT by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 17, 2013) — A week following the reported Sandy Hook Elementary School atrocity on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, CT, the National Rifle Association made a public statement in which it advocated for armed personnel in the nation’s schools to prevent another such […]