Plainfield Police Seek to Keep Rifles in Safes in High Schools

Lauren Williams's picture
Thursday, August 23, 2012

Plainfield police would like to put some extra firepower in the village’s high schools.

Police have asked the district to consider installing gun safes in the schools so the school resource officer can keep a rifle in his or her office.

Plainfield School Board members were scheduled to consider the request at their board meeting Monday night.

The gun safes would be installed in the school police officers’ offices at high schools in the village of Plainfield — Plainfield North, Plainfield Central, Plainfield Academy and Plainfield East.

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