Lawmakers boost aid for school resource officers in Virginia - NBC12.com - Richmond, VA News

Lawmakers boost aid for school resource officers in Virginia

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Lawmakers in the General Assembly want to boost aid when it comes to school safety.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that House and State senate committees have set aside at least $1 million dollars in local aid to help hire school resource officers.

The move is in response to the deadly the school shooting in Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut.

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