Jackson County Sheriff takes on school security duties

Jackson County Sheriff takes on school security duties (images)

Jackson County Sheriff takes on school security duties | #ESC_LLC | Jackson County Sheriff Donnie Edenfield, left, and Jackson County School Superintendent Steve Benton hold the contract they signed early Wednesday morning (dothaneagle). https://wp.me/p97JNV-1zo

This move, effective July 1 and in effect for 12 months at a time, will replace the current Jackson County School Board Police Department.

Officials say the school system will pay JCSO $1.4 million for the service in its inaugural year, an amount that includes some startup costs that are not be expected to carry forward into subsequent contract years, should the arrangement continue. (read more)

ESC offers school security and fire protection (image)