Most Campbell County school employees say they favor some staff members carrying concealed weapons

According to a recent survey, Campbell County Superintendent Kirby Eisenhauer said that 58% of 533 school district employees say they’d favor allowing school district employees to carry concealed weapons.

21% of survey participants said they were opposed to arming staff, and 20% concluded that more information was needed before forming an opinion.

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According to the Gillette News-Record, the school district reported that many staff and teachers submitted written comments on a proposal.

Officials will also host a series of public comment opportunities. Currently, school districts in Cody and Evanston have approved measures to arm teachers and staff.

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