It’s a scary situation that has become all too common. As weapons show up in schools more frequently across the country, the 9News Investigators have learned 1,833 weapon-related incidents were reported in schools across Louisiana in 2018.
“You drive past the fire station everyday," said Haughton Fire Chief Jimmy Holland. “You see the big red trucks, but you really don’t know the inner workings of what’s going on so it gives you an opportunity to come out and look through the rooms. “(You can) see where the guys live, see what they do
Governor John Bel Edwards joined Louisiana State Police Superintendent Col. Kevin Reeves at Neville High School in Monroe, Louisiana to announce funding for all K-12 schools in Louisiana to begin using the RAVE Mobile Safety App that will better alert authorities to emergencies on campuses.