Sandy Hook Elementary
A Newtown police officer who responded to the Sandy Hook shooting may be fired because he has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress syndrome.
Connecticut is one of the few states where worker’s compensation covers only physical injuries, not mental health care, including PTSD treatment. Bean says the city told him they can only afford to pay him two years of long-term disability.
The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.”