The second St. Charles County Schools, Mental Health and Emergency Services Task Force meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Spencer Road Library.
St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Shootings in schools have prompted St. Charles County to look into make sure schools are safe for children.
Gun violence in schools continue to be in the news. Just more than one month ago 26 people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school. Closer to home, St. Louis had an instance of gun violence on Tuesday. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, an on-again, off-again student shot an employee of the Stevens Institute of Business & Arts on Tuesday afternoon. Police told the paper the shooting was the result of a dispute about financial aid. Tuesday's school shooting once again, brings the topic of school safety to the minds of many. In St. Charles County, discussions have already begun about the state of safety of the schools. The discussion will continue next week, Jan. 22, at the second meeting of the …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The Schools, Mental Health And Emergency Services Task Force is meeting again on Jan. 22.
The 14 members of the newly-formed Schools, Mental Health And Emergency Services Task Force spent Tuesday morning at the Spencer Road Library talking about safety in schools. The task force met for the first time since its formation in late December following the shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. In a Community Commons room at the library, the task force heard for presentations ranging on school preparation, mental health and school resource officers and how they related to making sure schools were safe. While the task force has no legislative powers—it can't force any school to do anything—the goal for Tuesday's meeting was simply start the dialogue and share ideas about how to make sure schools are safe. Starting the …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The new task force will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Spencer Road Library in St. Peters.
The newly-formed Schools, Mental Health And Emergency Services Task Force will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 8 at the Spencer Road Library. In December, St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann recently named 14 people, including St. Peters Police Chief Tom Bishop to task force in response to the Newtown, Conn. elementary school shooting. Tuesday's meeting will take place in Community Commons Room 240. The agenda for the meeting included an election of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson and presentations scheduled from public and private schools, higher education institutions, law enforcement and mental health services. The task force will discuss next steps for the task force to take. The Task Force is accepting public comment in writing. …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
St. Peters Police Chief Tom Bishop is a member of the new task force.
St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann recently named 14 people, including St. Peters Police Chief Tom Bishop to the St. Charles County School Task Force. The 14 have been seleteced for a school security task force for a term expiring June 1, 2013. The task force will hold two meetings in January at the St. Charles County Administration Building, 201 North Second Street, Rooms 115-116. The meetings will be open to the public and public input will be sought. Named to the task force are: