WASHINGTON CO., Tenn. (WJHL)- As students head back to the classroom, their safety remains top of mind for parents and teachers.

While school should be one of the safest places for your children, recent tragedies on campuses across the U.S. have parents doubting that.

Washington County Tennessee Sheriff Keith Sexton and Lt. Kevin Sanders, a school resource officer within the school system sat down with Kelly Grosfield to talk about increased safety measures for the 2022-2023 school year.