Los Angeles Youths Share Views on Police, School Security

In Washingotn, D.C., many adult advocates for youth have pushed against the notion of beefing up police presence and security details in schools in the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

Julianne Hing and Jorge Rivas of the website Colorlines.com interviewed youths in Los Angeles schools – most of whom already have a notable security presence on campus – to see how they felt about the police in schools.

Colorlines is a daily website that covers and advocates for racial justice across a number of issues.

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