Area school districts step up security following Texas school shooting

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Riverside County sheriffs arrive at Temecula Valley High School during a lockdown of the campus for an investigation, Oct. 4, 2021. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Area school districts are stepping up security following a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Tuesday, May 23, that killed at least 19 students and two teachers.Local police departments took to social media to announce the increased security Wednesday, May 24, but they were quick to add there was no threat to any local schools.“Please don’t be alarmed,” Menifee Police Department said in a social media post. “Students and parents will see an extra presence of Menifee PD officers at our schools today through the end of the school year.”The extra presence, Menifee police said, was in response to recent events.“There is no information regarding any potential for criminal activity at our schools. The safety of our kids will always be a priority,”
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