Jordan High tagged with profane graffiti
Vandalism at a Columbus school is being investigated. Meanwhile, the spray-painted graffiti on three campus signs at Jordan Vocational High School that was seen Thursday evening has been removed.
Muscogee County School District superintendent David Lewis said Friday afternoon that the graffiti on the signs, which included a curse word on two of them, and all vandalism of school property would be treated seriously.
“Given the time, money and work invested in improving our facilities, any intentional acts of vandalism are both frustrating and disappointing,“ Lewis said. “All such incidents are investigated and culprits will be prosecuted to the fullest extent possible. To that end, our police department has initiated an investigation.”
The school district’s police department investigating the incident is being called into action a year after it was established.
MCSD Police Chief Greg Arp told the board in May that this year the plan is to hire the command staff (one captain and two sergeants, in addition to the already hired police chief) and 15 officers, one at each of the nine high schools and six rotating among the 12 middle schools. The second phase will be next year, hiring six officers to rotate among 32 elementary schools.