Area reaction to Obama gun proposals mixed on more officers in schools

DEAN HUMPHREY/The Daily Sentinel—Rocky Baldozier of the Grand Junction Police Department is the school resource officer at Grand Junction High School. Proposals that President Barack Obama said Wednesday he would send to Congress for confronting mass shootings include a request for $150 million that would allow schools to hire 1,000 new police officers, counselors and psychologists.



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DEAN HUMPHREY/The Daily Sentinel—Rocky Baldozier of the Grand Junction Police Department is the school resource officer at Grand Junction High School. Proposals that President Barack Obama said Wednesday he would send to Congress for confronting mass shootings include a request for $150 million that would allow schools to hire 1,000 new police officers, counselors and psychologists.

President Barack Obama’s call on Congress to enact an assault-rifle ban and limit the size of ammunition magazines was accompanied by 23 executive actions, as well as a call for police…




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