They don't want no stinking badges: Phoenix educators, parents don't want cop wearing uniform on elementary campus because guns scare them

Does Phoenix filter their water through a lead mine?

All Scott Urkov did was drop his daughter off at Entz Elementary School. Little did he know that what he was wearing that day would lead to a call from the principal.

“There were some parents who were concerned about that fact that there was a fully armed officer on campus and they spoke to the principal about it,” said Helen Hollands, spokesperson for Mesa Unified School District.

She says the principal spoke with Officer Urkov and asked him not to wear his uniform and gun to school anymore.

Shortly after, the officer posted this comment on his Facebook page:

“Nothing like your kids school calling and asking if I could not come to pick up my daughter in uniform cause parents were concerned when their kids came home telling them there was a man at school with a gun. Are you freaking kidding me?”


The Police Chief should calmly inform the Mesa Unified School District that his officers will either appear on campus in uniform and armed, or that they won’t appear on campus at all.

Problem solved.

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