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Caputo: Install Silent Alarms & Red Emergency Lights in Schools Introduces Bill to Bolster School Security
(28th LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT) – Assemblyman Ralph Caputo on Wednesday announced he’s introduced legislation to require public elementary and secondary schools in New Jersey be equipped with a panic alarm and red emergency light for use in a school security emergency.
“Time is of the essence when it comes to school security emergencies,” said Caputo (D-Essex). “Directly linking a panic alarm to local law enforcement authorities to enable them to respond quicker is common sense. It’s commonplace technology and something that should be done to better protect our children..."
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"When you're asked to cast a vote on a bill and it seems innocuous, and it's got a hidden land mine that perhaps only an expert would see, it would sort of behoove those experts to tell us in advance rather than make us look, shall we say, a little bit indecisive later on." - Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll (R-25).- NJTV
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