Newtown’s armed school guards a model for Connecticut

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    Newtown’s armed school guards a model for Connecticut

    Their friendly demeanor stands out, whether they’re talking with students in the cafeteria or with teachers in the lounge or with parents who visit the school. But there is nothing casual about the mission of these armed civilian guards, who form the core of a special safety force in a school district that is turning the corner on the Sandy Hook shootings. “It used to be if you were in a situation with (an active shooter) you would step back, but now, with our training, we go after the target,” says Jim Pacific, 65, a retired Danbury police officer, and ...


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