Williamsburg, VA – With events such as the shooting in Parkland, Fla., parents want to know how Williamsburg James City County Public Schools are going to do about school security. James City County and Williamsburg police departments assign resource officers to schools and they are the only security personnel who carry guns, according to Jeffery Carroll, assistant superintendent for school leadership. Each school would get 20 hours of the officer’s time a week. Some elementary schools use the Ident-A-Kid visitor management system that gives the schools a record of who is there and why. Using Ident-A-Kid is a choice some schools have made, and the guest check-in and check-out processes vary slightly at each school given the configuration of front offices and staff location.
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