Task Force Created to Study Campus Security

1 decade 10 months 6 days ago Tuesday, April 17 2007 Apr 17, 2007 Tuesday, April 17, 2007 1:58:47 PM CDT April 17, 2007 in News
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JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Governor Blunt creates a task force to study how Missouri colleges can respond to campus violence. The task force will submit a report by fall with suggestions for how to improve security. It's similar to a panel created to study security at K-12 schools after a student fired a gun in a Joplin school. An informal working group has already been discussing higher education security. Blunt says the shootings at Virginia Tech University demand the more formal review. The panel will be led by the director of Public Safety and commissioner of Higher Education. Public and private education leaders, law enforcement and students will serve on a panel.

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