The Marlboro Town Council and Mayor Jon Hornik discussed the decision to temporarily put cops in Marlboro schools at the 2013 Town Council reorganization meeting.
The decision to have armed guards in every school came to fruition in the wake of the Newtown, CT school shooting which claimed the lives of 20 children and six adults on Dec. 14.
New security protocols were ironed out over the holiday break, and implemented as of Jan. 2. The Marlboro Board of Education told Patch that the decision to temporarily place officers in every school will cost the district an estimated .
The Board of Education is finalizing the police contracts at .