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Yorktown Police Increase Presence At Schools

Yorktown police officers will make frequent stops at all elementary schools in response to Friday's tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Yorktown police officers will make frequent stops at all elementary schools in response to Friday's tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Photo Credit: File

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Yorktown police will step  up its presence at Yorktown and Lakeland elementary schools over the next several days, said Lt. Robert Noble.

One officer has been assigned to patrol inside the elementary schools throughout the day, Noble said.

Noble said other patrol officers will make frequent checks at the elementary schools. The coverage includes several Catholic schools in the town. There are a total of 10 elementary schools in the town.

Other schools in Lakeland and Yorktown will continue to be monitored by full-time student resource officers.

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