Should school guards be armed?

A growing number of Long Island school districts are looking into security measures in the wake of the Feb. 14 Parkland, Florida, school shooting.

On Monday, four armed guards joined the security staff in the Miller Place school district. Mount Sinai school district officials are reviewing the idea of adding armed guards. The Center Moriches superintendent had recommended arming security guards at a school board meeting in January, and will push the issue forward. And other school district superintendents said this week that they have considered the pros and cons of armed guards after a shooter killed 17 students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school.

Do you think school security guards should be armed?

Read more about increased Long Island school district security measures here.

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