R.I. school safety bill proposes creation of threat assessment teams

April 5, 2019 | WPRI

The Rhode Island State Police captain behind a newly proposed bill to keep kids safer in school says it’s all about being proactive instead of reactive.

The legislation would require schools to form “threat assessment teams,” and is sponsored by House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello.

Rhode Island State Police Capt. Derek Borek spoke at the State House Wednesday night on behalf of the legislation.

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