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Legislation #: 180149 Introduction Date: 3/1/2018
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER TAYLOR
Title: Directing the City Manager to promote active shooter training in our local schools.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/1/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/1/2018 Immediate Adoption of Resolution
3/1/2018 Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee
3/7/2018 Immediate Adoption as a Committee Substitute
3/8/2018 Adopted as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR RESOLUTION NO. 180149

 

Directing the City Manager to promote active shooter training in our local schools.

 

WHEREAS, since the deaths of 26 people in the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, there have been at least 239 school shootings across the nation in which at least 138 people have been killed; and

 

WHEREAS, on February 14th of this year, 17 people were killed in a school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida; and

 

WHEREAS, the tragedy of school shootings continue to occur across the nation; and

 

WHEREAS, active shooter training could save lives in the event of a school shooting; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:   

 

That the Council directs the City Manager to work with the Police Department to educate local schools within the boundaries of the City on the opportunities offered for active shooter training.

 

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