The Bridgewater/Roxbury Resident Trooper's Office posted officers at all Region 12 schools today following the shooting at a Texas elementary school yesterday. The move was done out of an abundance of caution and reassurance.
The New Fairfield Resident Trooper's Office says they are unpleasantly reminded of violence in the Nation by the elementary school shooting in Texas. State and local Police Officers will remain vigilant at all New Fairfield schools. Troopers say the administrators, faculty, staff, parents and students are often their eyes and ears and asked that anyone who sees or hears anything suspicious, to report it to police immediately.
New Milford Police added extra patrols at the schools today to reassure students, parents, staff, and the community. Mayor Pete Bass says his .prayers go out to the victims of the tragic shooting and all those impacted by it.
The Brookfield Police Department is offering its condolences to those who have been affected by the shooting at Robb Elementary School. Department officials say safety and the comfort of Brookfield students are a top priority so they increased their presence at all Brookfield Schools, both inside and out. Officials say this action is not a result of any threats to the schools but simply a community engagement measure in response to what occurred in Texas.