School Metal Detectors And Public Schools Essay

1397 Words Oct 25th, 2015 null Page
I knew that something was coming, there had to be, things were getting bad again. I don’t mean just bad I mean rely bad. They were going back to the way they were in the days before the “protective laws”. The laws that the government put in place when I was little that instated mandatory curfews, school metal detectors, and lowered the age of being tried as an adult from 18 to 16 because there wasn’t enough room in the juvenile detention system to hold all the troublemakers.
All of these laws were necessary the crime rate among teens and even kids was going sky high. I don’t remember a time before the laws, but I heard about them from my parents, and in school. I grew up with them, and they were easy for me to follow because I am a good kid. I have never gotten into trouble in my life. I go to a small private school, because it is safer than public schools. I know this because I went to public school for most of my life, but after the security guards started finding guns on a daily basis my parents decided that they would rather pay the extra money than risk me getting hurt at school.
That was three years ago, now I am well into my freshman year of high school, and although the crime rate is back up to about 80% and there is rumors of a major government bill that would change the lives of everyone from the ages of 5 to 18 I am just trying to keep my grades up and stay out of trouble. I was doing a pretty good job of both but that was until the day that I went to school,…

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