City officials this week defended a proposal to place officers in the schools, but they said it’s not a city priority for funding from the Legislature.
Members of the Las Vegas Youth Commission, a city entity, earlier this week questioned whether the community should have armed officers in the schools.
The city police have received the backing of the Las Vegas City Schools and West Las Vegas boards for a schools program that would consist of one armed officer and six unarmed resource officers for each district, with a community-wide coordinator overseeing them.
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