The Town of Payson and the Payson Unified School District are working together to improve security on the four school campuses in the wake of the tragic shooting at a Texas elementary school that killed 19 children and two teachers.

Payson Police Chief Ron Tischer and PUSD Superintendent Linda Gibson have had one meeting already to review ways to improve school security — as well as improving emergency communications between the schools and police.

Contact the writer at paleshire@payson.com

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Michael Heather

22 years of mentally ill people taking up arms and shooting at schools should have been enough time for the industry to come up with realistic, effective countermeasures. Instead, they double down on the things that have proven not to work.

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