December 17, 2012
In this 2012 file photo following the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., two patrol cars sit outside of Benefield Elementary School in Lawrenceville. Gwinnett Police agreed to work with Gwinnett County Public Schools to have officers at local schools following the incident.
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The Gwinnett County Police Department on Wednesday announced a partnership with the Gwinnett County Board of Education and Buford City Schools to upgrade the public safety emergency notification system.
Following Friday's tragedy in Connecticut, local parents talked with The Post about how it felt dropping their children off at school Monday morning--the first full day of classes since it happened. Meanwhile, a spokesperson with Gwinnett County Public Schools said police are visiting all campuses in the district. Officials are also stopping by Buford City Schools and private schools throughout the area.