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May 20, 2019

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Bill would require police presence at middle schools

CARSON CITY — A bill introduced in the state Assembly would require a police presence at public middle schools, junior high schools and high schools.

The proposed legislation was introduced today and referred to a committee.

It would require a school district's board of trustees to have at least one "school police officer" at the schools.

The legislation would also require the Department of Education have procedures in which a public school principal could request a gate or "similar device designed to control access to the school."