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Armed teachers, guards key
to school security in Israel

Fox News, by Greg Tepper

Original Article

Posted By:leopardtwo, 12/27/2012 3:36:24 PM

Americans intent on ensuring a school massacre like the one in Newtown, Conn., never happens again could learn a lot from Israel, where the long menu of precautions includes armed teachers. The Jewish state, which has long faced threats of terrorist strikes in crowded locations including schools, takes an all-of-the-above approach to safety in the classroom. Fences, metal detectors and armed private guards are part of a strategy overseen by the country’s national police. (Snip) Oren Shemtov, CEO of Israel’s Academy of Security and Investigation, noted that
Headline resplit and Snip added by staff.

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You can count on Israel for good ideas!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby, 12/27/2012 3:56:56 PM     (No. 9086337)

It makes sense. Now the bad guy breaks into a school and begins to shoot children. Someone calls for help to that other people can bring in weapons to take the bad guy out. Why not have the weapons already there. For each minute the police aren´t on the scene, more kids die. If all of the teachers were armed, all those kids would probably still be alive.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: kofcfn, 12/27/2012 4:04:10 PM     (No. 9086347)

Even if 10% are armed, that would give terrorist of any kind a pause.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hoosier observer, 12/27/2012 4:18:35 PM     (No. 9086365)

I wonder how well this will work in the US schools with the education school graduates we have. I don´t think the teachers in Israel struggle to discover the motivation of armed intruders before firing.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: govlawyer, 12/27/2012 5:03:08 PM     (No. 9086405)

If the Joos in Israel are doing it, no worries--Bill Ayers and the education experts will denounce it as anti-Islamic and it will be duly banned.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MMC, 12/27/2012 6:38:22 PM     (No. 9086511)

Two year compulsary military service in Israel. Teachers are all trained in weaponry. The urgent need for constant protection yields a watchful teacher!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: manitouman, 12/27/2012 6:48:01 PM     (No. 9086533)

Someone earlier today said on the radio that teachers were there to teach, not carry guns.

Okay, I have no quarrel with that. They´re not there as defenders of the children. Only as unbiased, monotomatic, instructors.

That stipulated to - Don´t teachers have a self preservation gene in there somewhere? Teachers are targeted too, in these shootings. Don´t the teachers have a desire to live?

Maybe not. Maybe teachers, like so many over regulated worker-bots, are nothing more than biological automatons, emitting and serving thoughtlessly at the behest of the ELITES.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: hamrman, 12/27/2012 7:46:27 PM     (No. 9086620)

the libs need to p[ay attention to this one...it makes sense when you mean business and advertise it as such.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 12/27/2012 7:52:12 PM     (No. 9086634)

The U.S. could learn a lot about school security from our friends the Israelis. The Israelis have had to live with the threat of terrorism for years. Gun-Free zones were a stupid Liberal idea from the start. Criminals are attracted to gun-free zones.

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