BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Just days after a shooting inside Frederick Douglass High School, the Baltimore City school board is set to reconsider arming school police.
FOX45's Keith Daniels reports that commissioners will consider the matter once again.
A spokeswoman for the district says they are expected to discuss it at a Tuesday board meeting.
Board members will discuss House Bill 31, which would overturn a state law prohibiting school police officers from carrying guns inside schools.
The bill was withdrawn last month when the board unanimously voted against arming school police.
A group of students shut down the meeting, saying they don't want armed school police.
The school police union president, however, told FOX45 overturning the state law is a move in the right direction.
"I think it's showing that the school system is taking the precaution, the measures to safeguard staff and students. I think there's an outcry for that, there has always been an outcry, but I think it's louder now that we have an incident to refer back to...to say hey, we had a shooting in a school in Baltimore City."