There will be no school resource officer at Washington County High School.
The Washington County Board of Education voted against the idea of placing an officer in the school at Monday night’s board meeting.
Springfield Chief of Police Fred Armstrong and WCHS Principal Leon Smith presented the idea to the board at their meeting Monday night at Fredericktown Elementary.
The vote was 3-2, with Michael McCain, Pat Clements and Patsy Lester voting against the motion, and Buffy Mann and Nora Niece voting in favor.
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