The New Canaan Police Department had an "increased presence" at each of the town's schools Monday morning as a precaution following the shootings at Sandy Hook in Newtown, Sgt. Carol Ogrinc told Patch.
"Our awareness has been heightened a little, esepcially after the lockdown in Ridgefield," Ogrinc said. "So we made sure to have one officer stationed at every school"
When asked whether there would be any changes to how the department reaction to any possible incidents at the town's schools, Ogrinc said they are "confident" that all precautions are being taken.
"We've had the meetings and the drills and the training," she said. "So we're just going to continue doing what we've been doing."
New Canaan Public School campuses were put on "closed" status Monday morning in response to the incident in Ridgefield, but have since returned to normal school procedures, according to a statement sent by the Superintendent's Office.