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SECURITY EDUCATION: School safety plans progress for WCCS

June 14, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Officials in local law enforcement have been coordinating with administrators at Whitley County Consolidated Schools (WCCS) on safety plans and training for some time, and that will continue.

Columbia City Police Chief Tim Longenbaugh said officers in his department will be working on training in this realm, both in and out of the school district.

“We have met with the state police,” he said. “(Indian State Police Sergeant) Aaron Cook shared about training with the state police and the school corporation.”

Longenbaugh said officers in his department will collaborate and receive the same training as the state troopers.

WCCS Superintendent Dr. Pat O’Connor said her administrators have been working on changing potential safety issues at each building in the district.

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