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Tacoma police to start working in five high schools

Five Tacoma police officers will be working in the city’s five high schools this school year under an agreement between the police department and the school district.

The school year begins Wednesday. The school resource officers will be stationed full time at Foss, Lincoln, Stadium, Wilson and Mount Tahoma high schools. They are tasked with addressing potential school violence. They’ll work closely with school administrators, the school security officers and other staff members to address security and criminal activity on and around each campus, according to a Tacoma Schools press release.

The officers and their assignments are:

Foss: Matt Watters.

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