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Armed cops to be stationed at NJ schools

MARLBORO TWP., N.J. -- All across the nation, schools are beginning to add security. 

Starting Wednesday, armed police officers will be stationed at all schools in the Marlboro Township District in New Jersey.

Officers will man each school while students are there. This change comes just weeks after a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

"Right now based on advice of my police department, it is safer to have our trained police officers in the schools than not,” said Marlboro Township Mayor Jonathan Hornik.

Marlboro leaders said police officers in all schools will be the new normal.

 
 

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