Arming teachers is not the answer

Despite bills and outcry from groups wanting armed teachers, it's still not a wise idea


About the author: Patrick Fiel is the public safety advisor, education for ADT Security Services. He brings more than 30 years of security/law enforcement experience to the position. For six years was executive director of school security of Washington, D.C. Public School System, where he managed 163 school campuses. During his tenure with the United States Army Military Police Corps, he had operational and management oversight roles with the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) at the Pentagon, at NATO Headquarters – Belgium and at West Point Military Academy.