KUSA 9News: Daily searches of students deemed to be threats not unusual, says safety expert (video)

On March 22, Marshall Zelinger of Denver’s KUSA 9News interviewed John McDonald for a follow-up story about a shooting at East High School that wounded two school deans. Here’s an excerpt from the article:

School district policies include provisions on when and how students can be searched.

“It’s not unusual to have this level of search conducted on multiple students in your building at any given day,” said John McDonald, former Jefferson County Public School District security chief.

McDonald now works for Council for School Safety Leadership, which provides on-scene incident response, crisis communications and critical incident training to school principals, school boards and superintendents.

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