(DENVER POST) In a first-of-its-kind move in Colorado, a rural school board has given two of its top administrators new job titles — security officer. The new titles make it possible to bypass state gun laws and carry guns in schools.

This move in Dove Creek in the southwest corner of the state has turned the tiny town into a model for other Colorado school districts looking to get around laws that allow only peace and security officers to pack heat in schools. A legislative effort that would have changed that and put guns in the hands of Colorado schoolteachers died in committee earlier this year.

 

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