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LAST CHANCE: Hear from a School Resource Officer

In light of recent school violence and other issues, a school resource officer will speak to the Pikesville Police & Community Relations Council at 7 p.m. tonight at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation.

What is a school resource officer, what do they do, and what do they plan to do in light of school violence and other issues?

An officer from the Baltimore County Police Department will update residents during the Pikesville Police & Community Relations Council meeting Tuesday.

It's set for 7 p.m. at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation.

The monthly council meetings are a time to hear what's going on in the community, to meet with Baltimore County police, to voice concerns, and get solutions to resolve some community issues.

The council welcomes all residents of Precinct 4/ Pikesville to the meetings held at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month.

The meeting Tuesday, Oct. 2, is actually the September meeting that was rescheduled due to the Jewish High Holy Days.

Snacks are offered at each meeting, and there is a guest speaker as well, said Jerry D'Antoni, PCRC president.

From the meeting: Metal Detector Wands Are Here, Police To Train in Use

Jim Corcoran October 02, 2012 at 10:07 PM
A high school in Appleton, Wisconsin tried an experiment under the enlightened guidance of their principal, LuAnn Coenen. She wanted to see if she could positively affect the fighting, weapons-carrying and general lack of focus and discipline in the school by changing the food the kids ate. Vending machines were replaced with water coolers; hamburgers and French fries were taken off the menu and replaced with fresh vegetables and fruit, whole grain breads and a salad bar. With the departure of junk food, she also saw the departure of vandalism, litter and the need for police patrolling her hallways. The students were calm, socially engaged and focused on their schoolwork. Problems were minimal. And all Ms. Coenen did was change the menu! Please watch "Forks Over Knives" for FREE to learn more about the implications of a meat-based diet vs a plant-based diet. Go to http://www.hulu.com/watch/279734 and do yourself and your family a favor!

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