Knox County Sheriffs Office Chief Eddie Biggs delivers brief remarks.
Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch warns that Officers will be observing speeding and distracted driving through school zones.
Knox County School Security Chief Gus Paidousis discusses ideas for preparing for the beginning of school.
Superintendent Dr. James P. McIntyre, Jr. Answers Media Questions.
At 1:35 in the video, I asked a question about the fact that I have been told that some two dozen or more drivers are reported to have had similar licensing and credentialling issues like the driver who got struck and turned over. The Knox County Schools Central Office transportation department determines the drivers that are on the eligibility list to drive. Will a review of the central office transportation department be conducted. Dr. McIntyre reiterated the review will examine every part of transportation.
My other question was that a certain ‘media entity’ keeps identifying the texting of the now deceased as a prostitute and even today that he was texting with a convicted prostitute. I asked is it ever appropriate for a driver to text anyone while transporting kids. The answer was an emphatic NO! Please ‘certain media entity’ quit using the term prostitute, convicted prostitute. She is someones daughter and has an opportunity to right bad decisions made in her life. She doesn’t need YOU reminding her and everyone else.