New Haven Police in the Schools

The New Haven School District and Police Department are looking at designating an office at the high school as a police substation. The substation will be used by police officers to do paperwork but also create a police presence in the school. New Haven Police Chief John Sheible says in the past they have looked into bringing a Student Resource Officer into the school but it would just cost too much. Like most area police departments, New Haven has been reviewing safety procedures in the schools and recently ran an intruder drill at the elementary school. Chief Sheible says police are often making visits to the schools but the substation would be a more cost effective way to have an armed presence in the school for a longer period of time.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Volleyball Player Jordan Kriete from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Jordan played all the way around on a team that finished the season 26-7-2. Her statistics are impressive.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

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SPORTS CORNER

15 hours 41 min ago

The St. Louis Cardinals are exercising the 2015 option on pitcher John Lackey. The 36-year-old right-hander will earn the league minimum 500-thousand-dollars after making 15.25-million each of the last three seasons. Lackey was acquired from Boston at the trade deadline and his contract had a clause allowing for a league-minimum option after missing the entire 2012 season due to elbow surgery.