A teacher who unintentionally fired a weapon inside a Northern California class while teaching gun security last month has actually now resigned his teaching task, school authorities said.Dennis Alexander
, who taught”administration of justice”, sent his resignation to the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District on March 29. It will work at the end of the school year, district spokesperson Marci McFadden said.Alexander stated he was pointing the gun at the ceiling of the Beachfront High School class to make sure it was not loaded when the weapon discharged.No one sustained serious injuries, but some trainees were hit by fallen ceiling debris, authorities said.
The father of one young boy at the time reported that his boy had a bullet piece in his neck.Alexander stays on administrative leave while the internal disciplinary process continues, McFadden said.
Alexander, who is a Beachfront City Council member, was likewise a reserve Sand City cops officer however he likewise resigned that position after the incident.Police officers”are obligated to deal with guns securely. They are not supposed to display firearms needlessly. You are not supposed to permit other individuals to manage your gun,” stated Sand City Police Chief Brian Ferrante.Many students in the coastal neighborhood about 115 miles(185 kilometres )south of San Francisco supported their well-liked instructor, arranging rallies and flowing a petition to keep Alexander at the school. “We understand Alexander’s worth and meaning, that’s exactly what genuinely matters. He will always be a part of our Spartan family, no matter what,”stated trainee Cleve Waters.While California has a state law banning teachers
from bringing weapons to school, Alexander was legally permitted to bring firearms on school since he was a sworn peace officer.Alexander has actually not reacted to numerous ask for remark
however he made an emotional apology during a city council conference last month.