“With mass shootings fresh in the public consciousness following December’s tandem attacks at The Clackamas Town Center near Portland and Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., a Clark County school district is taking measures to make sure something similar doesn’t happen there.

The Ridgefield School District has hired a company to provide security, becoming the first one in Clark County to employ a private firm’s armed guards. A contract with Phoenix Protective Corp., a Spokane-based security consulting company, calls for at least two of its employees to patrol the district’s three campuses for the remainder of the school year…”

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