Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, March 22, 2018

Manny’s new location!
Former Springfield police officer and 8 year-old girl sexual assault.
Hampden – latest town preparing to can marijuana shops.
West Springfield woman pleads guilty to robbing Central Chevrolet.
Sullivan School in Holyoke receives threat.
Springfield snow removal budget stressed.
“March For Our Lives.”
Chicopee’s school safety initiatives with Superintendent, Richard Rege.
Montague negotiates with Police Chief over his severance pay.

Radio Show #145 – School Safety and Preventing Violence with Chicopee Superintendent of Schools Richard Rege

The rise in violence in American schools, as well as the threat of violence, is a national issue.

It is here in the Pioneer Valley as well, as threats within the last couple of weeks have occurred in Springfield, Holyoke, and  in Chicopee.

In Chicopee, this issue is taken seriously.

In this program, Chicopee Schools Superintendent Richard Rege responds to Brad Shepard’s questions and in great detail outlines a series of protocols designed to ensure student safety and prevent violence.