guns in schools

Muncie Student Arrested With Gun Across From High School

Aug 8, 2019
File Photo: StateImpact Indiana

Police in Muncie say they arrested a 15-year-old student with a gun across the street from the city’s high school on Wednesday afternoon.  Indiana Public Broadcasting's Stephanie Wiechmann reports.

U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-Carmel) met with superintendents and police officers Friday morning in Noblesville to discuss school safety and mental health. Noblesville West Middle School has been a focus of school safety talks since a shooting there in May.

Brooks is the founder and co-chair of the Congressional School Safety Caucus. She commented on U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ possible reallocation of federal funds to allow states to purchase guns for schools.

Jay County Schools To Buy Guns For Some Staff

Jul 10, 2018
Barbara Brosher / WFIU/WTIU News


A rural Indiana school district that plans to give some staff members access to guns says it could purchase them within the next month.

Nearly 50 Jay School Corporation employees volunteered to have access to the guns.

Lawmakers Debate Series Of Gun Bills

Feb 7, 2017


The House Public Policy Committee debated a series of firearm regulations, including one to allow people protected by restraining orders to carry a handgun without a license.

Rep. Sean Eberhart’s (R-Shelbyville) bill would allow people protected by a restraining order to carry a handgun without a license for up to 60 days. Eberhart says he wants to make sure people can protect themselves while they go through the application process.