School Security Concerns At Broward School

August 30, 2019 posted by


HURRICANE SEASON ON OUR WEBSITE, CBSMIAMI.COM/TROPICS. ALL NEW AT 6:00, A SECOND BROWARD COUNTY CHARTER SCHOOL HAS BEEN CALLED BEFORE THE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OVER SECURITY CONCERNS ON CAMPUS. THIS TIME THE CONCERN CENTER AROUND THE CHARTER SCHOOL IN SOUTH BROWARD. A BOARD MEMBER FOR THE SCHOOL HAD HER SAY IN FRONT OF A BOARD JUST A SHORT TIME AGO. CBS4’S TED SCOUTEN IS AT THE BROWARD COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD WITH WHAT THE BOARD HEARD. TO SAY THAT YOU CAN JUST SWOOP IN AND CHOOSE TO TAKE MY CHILD OUT OF A SCHOOL THAT I CHOSE TO PUT HER IN, IF I WANTED HER TO BE IN ONE OF YOUR SCHOOLS, SHE WOULD BE. Reporter: PARENTS ARE FURIOUS LEARNING THE BROWARD SCHOOL BOARD IS CONSIDERING TERMINATING THE SCHOOL’S CHARTER AGREEMENT. IT STEMS FROM A SITUATION MONDAY WHERE NO SAFE SCHOOL OFFICER WAS ON CAMPUS. FAILED TO HAVE ONE OR MORE SAFE SCHOOL OFFICERS ON ITS CAMPUS ON MONDAY, AUGUST 26TH, 2019, AND HAD NO PLAN OR INTENTION TO HAVE ONE OR MORE SCHOOL SAFE OFFICERS ON ITS CAMPUS ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 27TH, 2019, AND WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28TH, 2019. Reporter: THEY SAID THEY HAD A CONTRACTOR WITH POLICE AND NO OFFICERS SHOWED UP WITH NO NOTICE. THE CONTRACT SAYS THE PLANTATION POLICE DEPARTMENT IS SUPPOSED TO NOTIFY US WHEN A POLICE OFFICER IS NOT GOING TO BE THERE. YESTERDAY THEY DID NOT NOTIFY US. A POLICE OFFICER WAS NOT THERE. Reporter: PLANTATION’S POLICE CHIEF SAYS THE AGREEMENT WITH THE SCHOOL IS WHAT’S CALLED A DETAILED, NOT A GUARANTEE OF COVERAGE. IT’S A VOLUNTARY SYSTEM. THE DETAILS. AND THE OFFICERS, I CAN’T FORCE THE OFFICERS TO SIGN UP FOR THE OFF DUTY DETAIL. THERE WAS NOBODY THAT SIGNED UP FOR IT. Reporter: ONE OF THE SCHOOL’S BOARD MEMBERS TOLD THE BROWARD SCHOOL BOARD THE PRINCIPAL HAS BEEN SUSPENDED. AS A BOARD, WE’VE CONFIRMED BSO WILL BE ON CAMPUS UNTIL THE END OF THIS WEEK, AUGUST 30TH. WE HAVE ADDITIONALLY CONTRACTED

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  1. Prince Brady says:

    Us Ben gamla charter school will not go down with a fight for the place we love I've been there since kinder and I'm now in 5th grade thanks to be gamla we have amazing education and after school activities and the process for you to learn and us people last night got what we deserved and we fought good. Bengamla 10 years strong and you heard us lions just roar!

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