Metal detectors, security checks now commonplace for all Paterson high school students

Dalton Price, district director of school safety & security, said the mandate applies to all Paterson high school students throughout the district.

News 12 Staff

Jan 5, 2023, 11:18 AM

Updated 562 days ago

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High school students in Paterson are now dealing with extra security checks, including metal detectors.
Dalton Price, District Director of School Safety & Security, said the mandate applies to all Paterson high school students throughout the district.
Students must either pass through metal detectors, or have their persons and belongings scanned by a wand.
The changes comes after at least two students were allegedly discovered with firearms in their possession following a recent fight at the school.


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