Washington State School District: We are Our Own First Line of Defense
A Washington State school district is sending the message that they are their own first line of defense. Toppenish School District, located in Central Washington 20 miles southeast of Yakima, is beefing up their security with a goal of protecting its students from any potential harm. But, they aren’t hiring outside security detail or off-duty police officers. Instead, they are arming and training some of their administrators. In all, 11 administrators will be armed on campuses. This new security measure will be implemented beginning this Fall.