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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 2:37am

Schools Add Security Monday

Updated: 2 years ago.
Some Georgia schools are reviewing their security plans following the shooting massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut. For instance, Gwinnett County police are planning to provide extra presence Monday around schools to prevent copy-cat incidents. (Photo Courtesy of Ian Britton via FreeFoto.com.)

Some Georgia schools are reviewing their security plans following the shooting massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut.

The interim superintendent of Rome's city schools, Lucian Harris, said he's going to assess procedures and meet with faculty members soon to discuss what teachers can do to prepare for such a crime.

In Savannah, Chatham County Public School Police Chief Ulysses Bryant said the district goes through "what if" scenarios to prepare for the worst. He says law officers already are familiar with school layouts.

With classes resuming Monday, Gwinnett County police are planning to provide extra presence around schools to prevent copy-cat incidents.

Georgia PTA President Donna Kosicki said every state school has a plan of action in case of an emergency, but parents also must do their part.

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