The Northborough Police Department provided an update on steps taken in response to the Newtown shooting tragedy.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Northborough police posted this statement on its Facebook page Monday. Given the tragedy that occurred in Newtown, CT, last Friday, this is an update on steps that we are taking to reassure our students, parents and staff in Northborough schools. A uniformed Northborough Police Officer with a marked police cruiser was assigned to each of our schools at dismissal time last Friday. The intention was to calm fears and remind our parents that all was well here. This presence was very well received by all concerned. Superintendent Gobron and I believed that a weekend of intense media coverage would yield a significant number of nervous or uneasy students, parents and staff come Monday morning. With Dr. Gobron's concurrence, a uniformed …
Superintendent of Schools Charles Gobron issued a statement to address the community.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, December 14, 2012
The following was sent by Charles Gobron, superintendent of school, Friday, in response to the mass shooting that occurred at an elementary school in Newtown, CT. We are all very concerned about the situation that happened today in Newtown, CT. Our thoughts go out to the entire Newtown community. This afternoon I have been receiving calls and emails from several colleagues and I have spoken with safety officials within our two communities. We were fortunate that the Northborough-Southborough Public Schools hosted an emergency management workshop this summer attended by over 100 local educators and public safety officials. Much of the information shared was relevant to today’s incident. We have a strong student safety network in our …