The Northborough police were present at all of the Northborough schools on Friday.
All around the country today, parents, especially, are not only schocked and saddened at the mass shooting that happened at the Newtown elementary school. They also wonder, "what if that happened here?" The Northborough Police Department initiatied communication with Superintendent of Schools Charles Gobron shortly after the shooting occurred, and police visited each of the schools today to offer a sense of reassuring presense. Lt. Bill Lyver said that Northborough is prepared to respond, should anything of that nature happen in town. By law, each school is required to have an emergency response plan in place. Gobron addressed the community on Friday evening with an email that reiterates that plan. "The police department has an all-hazards…
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 …