We just received this announcement from the office of Richard Moccia, mayor of the city of Norwalk, which is 26 miles from Newtown, where 20 children died as a result of a tragic school shooting on Friday:
For Immediate Release
December 17, 2012
Norwalk Police Chief Thomas E. Kulhawik announced this morning that additional Norwalk Police Officers are being assigned to each school at the opening
and closing of the school day as well as an increased presence throughout the day. This increased presence will continue this week. Police officers will also be present for the holiday concerts at Brien McMahon High School and Norwalk High School. The added security is in addition to Resource Officers assigned to each high school as a normal course of business.
Mayor Richard A. Moccia will be visiting schools today.