Thursday, January 10, 2013
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to answer your questions about gun safety in the latest installment of Ask the Patch Pro.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comments section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week we're talking about gun safety--cleaning, storing, proper gun use and any other questions readers have. Patch wants to help you get your answers, but we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts:
Monday, January 7, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can discuss gun safety and answer reader questions this week.
We want to help you find answers to your questions about gun safety this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. If you are a police officer, hunter, store owner or just consider yourself a local expert and can and talk about the safety regarding cleaning, storing and proper gun use, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post along with your email address. Two: You can send an email to email@example.com. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Jan. 10. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts: So what do you say, who wants to be our expert?
Monday, December 17, 2012
In the wake of the Newtown, CT school massacre, St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch will visit schools this week to discuss increasing security, including putting guns in elementary schools.
St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch and police officers will begin visiting St. Louis County schools Monday morning, according to KMOV. (For instant updates follow Patch on Facebook.) Fitch said he's received numerous calls from area schools concerned about security since Friday's mass shooting in a Newtown, CT elementary school. Fitch acknowledges that most high schools and some middle schools, including those in West County, have armed school resource officers. However, elementary schools are not normally protected by officers. Fitch wants to see armed resource officers or armed school officials in those schools, according to KSDK. He points out that Sandy Hook Elementary School conducted threat drills and locked its doors once …