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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Guns in school

Sheriff explains the pros and cons of school employees carrying guns. During the Ten Sleep School Board meeting Monday evening, Washakie County Sheriff Steve Rakness spoke to board members and public attendees about the positives and the negatives of having school employees carry a handgun and the requirements that would need to be met.

 

October 12, 2017



TEN SLEEP – During the Ten Sleep School Board meeting Monday evening, Washakie County Sheriff Steve Rakness spoke to board members and public attendees about the positives and the negatives of having school employees carry a handgun and the requirements that would need to be met.

Earlier this year the Wyoming Legislature passed Wyoming statute 21-3-132 giving the board of trustees the option to adopt rules and regulations allowing employees to possess firearms on campus.

In an earlier interview Ten Sleep School Superintendent Jimmy Phelps stated, “Sheriff [Steve] Rakness informed us se...



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