Certified officers at Highlands University can now carry guns.
Discussions about arming the Highlands police force have been going on for more than a year in committee meetings and student and faculty senate meetings. The Board of Regents on Friday unanimously voted to arm the certified officers.
President Jim Fries said Highlands is its own police jurisdiction and is required to be the first on the scene.
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