A 12-year-old girl at Westridge Middle School in Overland Park, Kansas, brandishes her hand as a gun, which draws cops to the school who cuff her and charge her with a felony. Are police justified in taking all threats seriously, or did they overreact and ruin a middle schooler’s life?
AR-15 semi-automatic rifles, facial recognition systems, RFID tracking chips and other high-tech gear form the first line of defense against mass shootings in Texas City, Texas, schools. The district hired a former Secret Service agent to run security after the Santa Fe school shooting, and local voters approved a $6.5 million bond issue to pay for it. But how much is too much when it comes to school security?