Report says crime decreased in Clark County (Nev.) schools

Aug. 29, 2008
District figures show significantly fewer gun-related incidents

Campus crime declined significantly at Clark County (Nev.) district schools during the 2007-08 academic year, according to a new report. But several of the most serious incidents involving students and guns weren’t counted in the tally because they occurred off campus. According to the district’s numbers, school police handled 52 gun-related incidents and confiscated 16 weapons, down from 82 incidents and 27 confiscated weapons in the prior academic year. The number of campus assaults also dropped, to 54 from 79.

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