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School safety efforts to include surprise security drills

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Michael Ein

Ptl. Bob Sheppard, of the Egg Harbor Township police department walks in front of Egg Harbor Township High School, Friday Jan. 18, 2013. In the wake of last months Newtown, Conn. school massacre the township has stepped up patrols and is working with schools and other public facilities to ensure safety. (The Press of Atlantic City/Staff Photo by Michael Ein)

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Unplanned active-shooter drills and routine patrols by uniformed police will become a more common in schools as authorities implement heightened security measures in the wake of last month’s Newtown, Conn., massacre.

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15 images

Michael Ein

Ptl. Bob Sheppard, of the Egg Harbor Township police department walks in front of Egg Harbor Township High School, Friday Jan. 18, 2013. In the wake of last months Newtown, Conn. school massacre the township has stepped up patrols and is working with schools and other public facilities to ensure safety. (The Press of Atlantic City/Staff Photo by Michael Ein)