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Collier County sheriff, superintendent announce increased security

Posted at 8:52 PM, Feb 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-14 20:52:02-05

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier County schools will see increased law enforcement presence following a deadly shooting at a Florida high school Wednesday. 

The Collier County Sheriff's Office and Collier County Public Schools released a statement Wednesday extending condolences to everybody affected by a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. 

According to the statement, Sheriff Kevin Rambosk and Superintendent Dr. Kamela Patton developed a plan for enhanced security. It will be in addition to the safety plan already used throughout the school year.  

Heightened visibility of law enforcement will also happen at private and charter schools in Collier Count, Rambosk said. 

Both Rambosk and Patton encouraged the public to help keep schools safe by reporting any suspicious activity to law enforcement.