Police chief opens up in Q&A session with students


By Web Staff

Students at Saint Francis School got a chance to speak with Honolulu’s chief of police Monday.

Chief Susan Ballard addressed the school’s 5th through 12th graders, then answered questions.

In light of the recent school shooting in Florida, the question about guns in the classroom came up.

Ballard said she would have concerns about having armed teachers on campus.

“We want to make sure that if a teacher was armed, that they would be able to recognized a plain-clothes officer,” Ballard said. “An officer has to make a split-second decision if someone’s coming toward them, do I shoot, or do I not shoot? Remember, …read more

Source:: KHON2 News