Students have the right to feel safe in their classrooms and parents deserve peace of mind that their children are protected at school and in their communities.

Learning from past tragedies, Cops and Kids Together identifies issues where resources can be provided to protect our schools against severe threats while still guarding the Second Amendment rights of law abiding citizens.

Post Election Round Up Cops and Kids Together PAC

All four candidates endorsed by APTS win on election night.

Thanks to the voters who helped us realize our goals for 2018 Midterm election.

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5 reasons metal detectors in schools won’t work

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Tell Congress: Pass the STOP School Violence Act

Cops and Kids Together is supporting the STOP School Violence Act, HR 4909 and S 2495, to create new federal funding that will bring efforts like our Know the Signs programs to schools across the country, so students and adults know how to spot and report warning signs of gun violence before a tragedy occurs. 

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How States Are Addressing School Safety

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Schools Should Hire More Retired Police Officers

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