KY School Security Marshall Hired

State leaders pushed for a new state law that adds protections for students across Kentucky and one of those additions is a school security marshal. Reports indicate Ben Wilcox has taken on the role of school security marshal.Wilcox became a resource officer in 1999 after the Columbine shooting and later trained officers at the Department of Criminal Justice Training.Part of Wilcox’s job is to hire compliance officers.”Their job starting at the first of the year would be to visit every local district school in the state of Kentucky,” said Wilcox.By 2021, every school in Kentucky is required to have a resource officer if funds allow.

Source: MG News

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