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Denver Board of Education votes
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Posted By: NorthernDog, 6/15/2020 7:03:22 PM

It sounds like there was plenty of tension at the Thursday night meeting of the Denver Public Schools Board of Education. A vote was held on a proposal to remove all SROs (school resource officers from the Denver Police Department) from all public schools in the district. After four hours of heated debate and public comment, the board voted unanimously to remove them. The number of SROs on campuses is to be reduced by 25% immediately with all remaining officers to be given the boot by June of next year. Going by the local CBS coverage of the meeting, the


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Namma 6/15/2020 7:08:02 PM (No. 445648)
Don’t forget to have the school board ok signs saying Cop free zone!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bassman 6/15/2020 7:13:50 PM (No. 445655)
Columbine forgotten.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Kate318 6/15/2020 7:23:13 PM (No. 445667)
Denver? As in, Colorado? As in Columbine? Good move.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Phantomll 6/15/2020 7:35:49 PM (No. 445676)
What could possibly go wrong? /s
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ret.TxLeo 6/15/2020 7:43:05 PM (No. 445684)
I guess Columbine didn't ring any bells for those jackwagons?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Vaquero45 6/15/2020 8:05:04 PM (No. 445695)
This will not end well.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: GoodDeal 6/15/2020 8:10:48 PM (No. 445698)
Now school shooters know that Denver schools are gun free and police free zones. Guess what will happen. Any ideas?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: GO3 6/15/2020 8:10:56 PM (No. 445699)
Meanwhile, parents vote unanimously to remove their kids from school.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: jalo1951 6/15/2020 8:13:10 PM (No. 445702)
I have worked in education for 30 years. Our resource officers are the best. I am glad they are in the building and visible. This move by this school board is plain f - ing stupid and irresponsible. Parents, get your kids out of these schools.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: ArchbishopofAberlour 6/15/2020 8:14:49 PM (No. 445704)
I am a retiree who lives in the multi-county metro area. I try not to spend a dollar in the City and County, and I'm closely observing what the state will do to make a retiree move out. Thank you, California.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 6/15/2020 8:16:18 PM (No. 445706)
There was another school shooting in the Denver metro area just a year ago - STEM school in Highlands Ranch, CO. It didn't get as much publicity because there was only one fatality - a brave student who jumped at the shooters distracting them enough for other classmates to jump them and subdue them. Removing police from schools guarantees that this will happen again.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: ronbet 6/15/2020 8:16:59 PM (No. 445708)
No cure for stupid....and they tell us how much they care about the kids. Yeah, right! And then they kill babies yet unborn. These people only care about themselves!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 6/15/2020 8:30:23 PM (No. 445721)
And the school shooters are smiling. So, so stupid and short siighted.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: smcchk 6/15/2020 8:49:48 PM (No. 445737)
Why? How many troubled kids might have been able to connect with a LEO during school hours? Hope the teachers think this is just hunky-dory. Parents too.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: doctorfixit 6/15/2020 9:02:22 PM (No. 445751)
High altitudes restrict oxygen to the brain, affecting cognition and memory. Save your kids. Get them out of government schools.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 6/15/2020 9:07:47 PM (No. 445757)
School shooters are jumping for joy. All the blood is on the hands of the Denver BOE.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: 100str8 6/15/2020 9:56:02 PM (No. 445790)
It makes you wonder if the people on that BOE are just that stupid, naturally, or do they have to work at it?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 6/15/2020 10:02:32 PM (No. 445794)
Don't fire the cops. Fire the Denver Board of Education. What are these fools thinking?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: hershey 6/15/2020 10:24:24 PM (No. 445814)
School Resource Officer for 7 years...speaking from a position of knowledge, these wankers are dumb as rocks...
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Reply 20 - Posted by: IdahoJoe 6/16/2020 1:09:50 AM (No. 445895)
What will they do when some student leaves a smoking backpack in the cafeteria? In this case the resource (police) officer assigned to the school grabbed the smoking backpack and ran it to his office at the other end of the school. The officer neither asked for, or received any recognition for putting his own life in danger. I only know the full story from talking to policemen and students. What will they do in Denver? Who will fill the shoes of the policeman?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Trigger2 6/16/2020 3:41:29 AM (No. 445934)
That'll come back to bite them in the arse once another demonrat nut case shoots up another school. I await the multitude of law suits against the Board of Education when this happens.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: blueline 6/16/2020 8:01:36 AM (No. 446036)
The next time a Denver school system employee proclaims "The safety of our children is our highest priority!", someone please yell "LIAR!". Their PC actions prove that virtue-signalling and wokeness is their top priority. The safety of children is way down their list; behind money, peer-approval, and more. If you retain any doubts about how pervasive this sickness is, get Andrew Pollack's book: "Why Meadow Died". It'll leave your blood boiling to realize how that public school system repeatedly and callously failed to protect Meadow and her classmates, and how the same ingredients that led to that tragedy exist in most of our local systems. The offense is compounded by the "double-down" defense of those policies and conditions that is still ongoing.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Hermoine 6/16/2020 8:05:58 AM (No. 446043)
Wonder how the parents and TEACHERS feel about this? I know many teachers who feel much safer going to work because they have (police) resource officers at their school.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: MDConservative 6/16/2020 1:06:23 PM (No. 446395)
I support this. Cops in what end? They prevent nothing, certainly not mass shootings, as was shown in FL and CO. Put it on the School Boards, those million-dollar Superintendents, their extensive staffs of administrators, social workers, principals and union-supported teachers to provide a meaningful education while supporting decorum by tossing the bums out.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: or gate 6/16/2020 4:38:19 PM (No. 446636)
No regard for the kids safety.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: heartlandconservative 6/16/2020 6:01:33 PM (No. 446746)
If there are any good people left in Denver, could we please hear from them.
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