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Tampa Bay area schools make security changes for final days of school year following school shooting

Posted: 5:09 PM, May 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-21 12:24:48Z
Tampa Bay schools make security changes

Schools across Tampa Bay will see noticeable changes to security during the final days of school following Friday's deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas .

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

  • Hillsborough County deputies and Tampa Police will have increased security at all schools.
  • Heightened law enforcement presence at 40 elementary schools currently without a school resource officer. 

POLK COUNTY

PINELLAS COUNTY

  • No planned changes expected. The Pinellas Co. Sheriff tweeted that they are working diligently with Pinellas County Schools to keep students protected everyday.

PASCO COUNTY

  • Expect heavy police presence at school for the remainder of the school year.

Manatee County

  • Manatee County deputies will have increased security at all schools.

Hernando County

  • No changes planned.

Sarasota County

  • No changes planned.