Madison County Schools will be undergoing increased security measures after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, according to Superintendent Dr. David Copeland. Copeland held a press conference Sunday afternoon to review the safety precautions being taken across the county.
In a press conference, Dr. Cope;and said, "Beginning tomorrow the staff of every school will be doing a complete review of the crisis management plan, each school will practice the lock down and evacuation plans and each principal will be meeting with their staff to review the safety measures." Copeland also says that each visitor will be greeted at the door.
School resource officers will also be on campuses, and Huntsville City schools released a statement Sunday afternoon along with the Huntsville Police department stating that the two will be working together to beef up security at city schools as well.