Groton Town police adopt new policy for school safety

23 Mar 2018

Inspired by an early March meeting among several police chiefs and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Groton Town police have adopted a new policy regarding officer presence in schools.

Called “Every School, Every Day,” the approach is not altogether different from what the department already does. There’s a resource officer assigned to Fitch, and some patrol officers stop by the other schools from time to time. Officers sometimes are in the schools to oversee events, too, or teach safety programming.

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