Off-duty police officers allowed to carry guns to Green Bay schools

Matthew Zalaznick's picture
Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Some Green Bay area school districts are signing agreements with local police departments saying it’s OK for off-duty officers to carry guns to school events.

The Ashwaubenon School Board recently approved the move. The Green Bay School District has a similar memorandum of understanding with the Green Bay Police Department.

“We see it as a safety measure,” Ashwaubenon district Superintendent Brian Hanes said. “This is a preventative measure.”

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