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A limited bill supported by Governor Bill Haslam would allow retired police officers who are now teachers to carry a gun to class. Image courtesy Chameleon Associates

Opponents say retired officers may be too old to carry guns in schools

April 17, 2013 at 4:39 am

Democrats are still coming up with new ways to slow down a move in the state legislature to arm some teachers. They say former law enforcement officers may be too old to safely carry guns in class.

Haslam Non Committal on Funding Officers in Elementary Schools

Haslam Non Committal on Funding Officers in Elementary Schools

December 26, 2012 at 6:41 am

Governor Bill Haslam is trying to avoid kneejerk reactions to the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. He wants to hear more before committing additional state money for armed law enforcement officers in elementary schools.