Texas district votes to put armed civilians in schools with the primary role of stopping school shooters
· Apr 25, 2023 · NottheBee.com

The San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District located just southwest of Austin is hiring school marshals to patrol their campuses, conduct safety drills, and perform safety checks.

But they have a more primary function:

Protect the kids and teachers by actively engaging and ending the threat of a school shooter.

After the fiasco of having police officers fail the students at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, San Marcos thinks having an armed civilian, who cares more about protecting their kids than letting them die while bickering about procedure, is the way to go.

Being a school marshal requires 80 hours of training from a police academy, a license to conceal and carry, and the completion of a psychological evaluation.

The marshals will wear plain clothes and their identities will not be known to the students or the parents.

But you know, it's Texas. They might not be that hard to spot.

There are seventy-four marshal programs in Texas, including private schools and colleges.

Texas leads the way.

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