Dallas School Security Chief Says No To New Law Letting Teachers Carry Guns In Class
Chief Miller worries teachers with just a few weeks of weapons training is too little for safety and security, especially when full time officers receive updated training on a regular basis. McKinney's superintendent also worries that teachers with weapons could be confusing and dangerous to police arriving at an active weapons call on a campus.
Dallas ISD Police Chief Craig Miller reiterated Thursday that he is not a fan of a new law that allows for designated armed employees, or "marshals," in Texas schools and said that his district will not participate in the optional program. "I question giving a teacher a couple weeks' training