The plan was taken to Venice police, reviewed, suggestions were made and approved. Same with the (Venice) fire department.

Last year, we had a pilot program in three schools. We really are so happy with it, we decided to invest in it. We take the protection of our children seriously.

We called his references. If you saw his recommendations, they were glowing. Nobody said anything about any investigation. We did a stringent background check, which includes fingerprinting, through the FBI, the state, and it came back clean.

He was suspended immediately, within minutes of his arrest.