Stories tagged with: school safety

December 17, 2012 - 3:02pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

Officials at Zanesville Police Department keep in contact with local schools when it comes to safety.

The biggest school that they cover is Zanesville City. They also work with Bishop Rosecrans. Captain Tony Coury said that they do have some officers trained on how to deal with active shooters and how to handle an incident when they first respond.

They also have a book that hold the floor plans for area schools and other information that they may need. He said the Newtown tragedy...

December 17, 2012 - 2:37pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

When it comes to threats involving school violence local officials said they don't see it often.

Sheriff Matt Lutz said they do see a lot of secondary complaints, where people see things on Facebook and report it. He explained that most of the time they find that people use the site as a place to vent. But, no matter how small or big the problem may be it doesn't stop them from following up on any reports of violence.

"We're going to ask some questions and then depending on...

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