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By David Pan 

School Board president sees benefits to having police in schools

 

Last updated 6/25/2020 at 11:58pm

Michael Simmons

In the wake of the death of George Floyd and the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, it's not surprising that the Mukilteo School District has received letters advocating the removal of police officers from the district's schools.

School resource officers are located at Kamiak and Mariner high schools and Explorer Middle School.

"We've talked about it," Mukilteo School Board President Michael Simmons said. "We've received a number of letters from people absolutely against it and demanding that we take them out of the schools. It's not a surprise. I'm happy to receive letters. Whe...



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