Introducing the Police Officers Protecting Children Act

This morning, I introduced the Police Officers Protecting Children Act which allows qualified law enforcement officers and retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed firearm in a school zone with the approval of the school board.

As a father to three daughters, I join millions of Americans in sending my girls to school every day and trusting that they are in a safe environment. The Police Officers Protecting Children Act provides an extra layer of security to schools by allowing off-duty and retired police officers to carry firearms in a school zone and help keep kids safe. This legislation makes it possible for more law enforcement heroes to respond to an emergency and secure the area. Police officers do not lose their mission of keeping the peace just because they’re off the clock.

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