- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 13, 2019

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Louisiana high school is becoming this first in its parish to have a law enforcement kiosk.

The American Press reported Tuesday that Barbe High in Lake Charles will be the first school in Calcasieu Parish with the space. Officials say the one-way tinted glass enclosure will help school resource officers improve campus security and give students a place to interact with law enforcement.

The kiosk is a joint effort between the parish school board and parish sheriff’s office. A second one is being built at another high school and similar plans are underway for two others.

Sheriff Tony Mancuso says the stations will help officers be more efficient by giving them more visibility and faster response times.

Schools spokeswoman Holly Holland says the school board funds the kiosks.


Information from: American Press, http://www.americanpress.com

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2020 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide