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Board votes against arming police officers inside schools

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Posted at 7:11 PM, Jan 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-22 20:30:45-05

BALTIMORE (WMAR) — Baltimore City's School Police Officers will not be able to carry their departmentally issued weapons anytime soon inside school property.

SEE RELATED: Baltimore schools to discuss arming their police officers

On Tuesday evening the School Board voted unanimously, 10-0 opposing Maryland House Bill 31 that proposed allowing officers to carry firearms inside schools during school hours.

WMAR-2 News is at the meeting, and will have more information as it becomes available.