Most of those responding to the Argus-Courier’s online poll this week said that they thought bringing drug-sniffing dogs onto school campuses as a deterrant to drug use was a good idea. About 23 percent disapproved, while 6.5 percent weren’t sure. Here are some of the comments
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“Anything it takes to protect my kids. Sooner the better.
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“A very negative solution to a problem needing positive ideas through education against drug use.”
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“Dogs should also be used at sports events and school zone parking areas.”
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“I believe that while drug usage in school and or dealing drugs on campus is a problem, K-9 unit will be way too over the top. It is yet another way for the police to harass the kids like they have been doing for some time now.”
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“I say why not? Make the students think about this and perhaps they will not bring drugs to school.”
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“I think the police should have the right to do this anytime, maybe without even telling the school administration.”
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“The learning environment is already bad enough, making kids feel like they are criminals will make it worse. It certainly won’t motivate them to learn.”-
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