NewsNational

Actions

Tampa-area schools make security changes for final days of school year

Posted: 4:09 PM, May 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-21 13:26:03Z
Tampa-area schools make security changes

FLORIDA — Schools across Tampa Bay will see noticeable changes to security during the final days of school following Friday's deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas .

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

  • Hillsborough County deputies and Tampa Police will have increased security at all schools.
  • Heightened law enforcement presence at 40 elementary schools currently without a school resource officer. 

POLK COUNTY

PINELLAS COUNTY

  • No planned changes expected. The Pinellas Co. Sheriff tweeted that they are working diligently with Pinellas County Schools to keep students protected everyday.

PASCO COUNTY

  • Expect heavy police presence at school for the remainder of the school year.

MANATEE COUNTY

  • Manatee County deputies will have increased security at all schools.