Sandy Hook's legacy: More security in elementary schools

Posted: December 14, 2017 at 1:47 p.m.

In this Nov. 6, 2017 photo, campus monitor Hector Garcia greets students as they got off the bus at the start of the school day at West Elementary School in New Canaan, Conn. Garcia and the district's other campus monitors -- all former police or corrections officers -- were among a wave of security officers hired in the aftermath of the deadly school shooting in nearby Newtown on Dec. 14, 2012.

NEW CANAAN, Conn. — The setting could not be more different, but David Wannagot says he applies some of the same skills from his 30-year police career to his new role as a school sentry.

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