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Cañon City Police Department provides larger presence in schools to ease fear

Canon City Police
Posted at 6:13 AM, May 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-25 08:13:26-04

CAÑON CITY, CO — The Cañon City Police Department is providing a larger than normal presence in schools for the next few days to ease fears and concerns from parents.

The decision comes after a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 children and two adults have died.

In a Facebook post, Cañon City RE-1 School District is partnering with Cañon City Police Officers.

The department asks that the public not be alarmed by their presence.

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