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New Florida program will train ordinary people to be affordable armed security guards for schools

A new program in Florida is hoping to provide security to school districts that cannot afford to pay for armed guards.
What’s the background?
The program trains ordinary people how to stop potential attackers. School safety “guardians” from the program will undergo intensive training to be eligible to work in Polk County, which has 85 elementary schools.
Former teacher Kimberly Hall said that she joined the program to become a guardian because she thinks that the current situation is unacceptable:
I’m tired of hearing teachers having to give their lives to protect students. You are here to teach our students. You now can rest assured, that if somebody comes on this campus or any of our campuses, that we are going to be there to engage. You will not have to. We will run to that threat while you take care of what you need to.
The current crop of guardians-in-training come from all walks

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