EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (TOC) — Mother and father and college students staged a protest at St. Stanislaus college in East Chicago over directors’ resolution to ship house a instructor who admitted to having a “kill checklist” depart with out contacting police first.
“I do not suppose they’re giving us sufficient. I feel they should come all the way down to the precise security plans. I need to see in place plans, protocols, mentioned guardian Ashley Alford.
Final week, the instructor was faraway from her classroom after allegedly telling a scholar and faculty officers she had a “kill checklist” concentrating on kids and workers. Mother and father are outraged 25-year-old Angelica Carrasquillo was allowed to go away the college earlier than police have been known as.
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“I feel the adults that have been in that constructing that day have to be held accountable,” Alford mentioned.
St. Stanislaus, which is run by the Diocese of Gary, mentioned it is modified all its exterior locks, elevated safety at entrances, retained an outdoor agency to assessment its security protocols, and closed its weekly mass to the general public.
“We want extra motion,” mentioned guardian Alicia De Anda-Feliciano. “Will we really feel that the children are protected at present? Completely not.”
Many mother and father mentioned they need an choice for distant studying, partly as a result of police haven’t performed a sweep of the college. Authorities say that should come on the request of directors.
Every week later, police nonetheless haven’t been capable of query Carrasquillo or search her house. She’s been charged with felony intimidation, however police mentioned when she’s medically ready she’ll be allowed to publish bond.
“In some unspecified time in the future she will likely be launched, however we’re in fixed communication with the college, the police division is, with the superintendent and with the diocese,” mentioned East Chicago Police Chief Jose Rivera.
College officers and the diocese declined our request for an interview, however in a press release mentioned they continue to be dedicated to the security and well-being of scholars.
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