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Fri Dec 21, 2012, 12:24 PM

28. Will the NRA be doing fund raising for paying school police salaries...

and pensions. Many small communities with tight budgets just can't afford to keep a cop off patrol in a school. School districts have taxing authority here where I live and they do pay towards some cops here and there along with security guards. In most cases its maybe one. They used to go under the guise of DARE or other programs which have been discontinued.
In my town alone we have 3 different school districts , 7 large schools, 3 private schools-academys, a Catholic School, a Yeshiva, a semi-private - state funded - youth school, all day kindergartens & nursery schools. My police dept. would need to have more than 12 cops available just to cover them everyday. If you figured in a 5 day school calendar and days off, vacations & sick time my town would have to hire a minimum of 16 cops. I don't see that happening, my town is barely scraping by and there is a 2% property tax cap in NY State. If the districts established their own police dept's. on top of the present school taxes here people would be not able to afford living here, some already have 5 figure tax bills. So I guess he is suggesting that Congress raise taxes. Wonder what his take would be on assessing the gun manufacturers, gun shops, dealers and owners.....

So perhaps the NRA is willing to fund this?

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