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What's LAUSD doing with ex-military weapons?
What's LAUSD doing with ex-military weapons?

To the editor: Los Angeles Unified school police will return three grenade launchers provided by the federal government but will keep the 61 semiautomatic M-16 rifles and a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected armored vehicle. ("L.A. schools police will return grenade launchers but keep rifles, armored vehicle," Sept. 16) Am I the only one who questions why the school district needs any of this? An emergency 911 call will bring L.A. city police officers or county sheriff's deputies to the scene; these people are better equipped than school police to handle shootings or hostage situations. The "breakfast in the classroom" program that wastes so much food, the glitchy...

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