School safety symposium

Posted On Oct 7 2019 by

It’s been more than five months since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.Since then, many U.S. schools are shifting to a new approach to keep kids safe. At a symposium in Toronto Wednesday, Kelda Yuen spoke to school safety experts on how the U.S. approach can also work on this side of the border. 00:00:00 | 00:00:00::Projekktor V1.3.09

Anger over police plans to put down storm rampage dog

Posted On Sep 25 2019 by

first_imgSergeant Liam O’Neil said: “It was decided to go with a destruction order as this felt like a proportionate way to manage the situation.”This will provide immediate safeguarding for the public, while avoiding a criminal case for the owners.”Letting the dog back was not an option. There were too many victims for this to be considered a safe option.” Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. A police force is facing criticism over plans to put down a dog that bit four people after escaping from a garden in Storm Doris.Muppet and Phoebe escaped from a property in Duston, Northamptonshire, in February.Four people were bitten by the dogs and needed medical treatment, Northamptonshire Police say.Muppet was seized by police following the attacks and is set to be put down, while Phoebe was shot dead by firearms officers at the scene.center_img However social media users have criticised the force’s decision to put the dog down, with one calling it “an appalling decision by the prosecuting team”.”I suspect the only reason it bit people was because it was terrified,” Cathy Baker added.Another wrote: “I assume that during a storm the dog was frightened to death. Poor dog. Looks like it needs a cuddle not a killing.”last_img read more