TASD officials review school security
Officials with Texarkana, Arkansas School District say security has always be number one, but with the recent Connecticut school shootings they've been reviewing all their procedures.
"We've assessed every school, we've done walk throughs. We're looking to see if we need to beef up our security in anyway," said Becky Kessler, TASD Assistant Superintendent.
Kessler says they have security cameras at every school, as well as, five armed security officers and a police resource officer district-wide.
She says they're planning drills using different intruder scenarios.
Kessler says they also work closely with the local police department to conduct more active shooter drills.
"We feel right now, we've got great security measures in place, our biggest thing is staying current and making sure we're practicing those drills," said Kessler.
School officials say they've identified one elementary school that needs a camera system near the office to eliminate a blind spot.
They're currently in the process of installing that system.
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