Utah company builds bulletproof shelters to keep school kids safe

Utah company building bulletproof shelters to keep school kids safe (Photo: KUTV)

(KUTV)- After the horrifying Sandy Hook shooting in 2012, Jim Haslem wanted to figure out something he could do to protect school students from acts of violence.

Haslem, along with a crew of engineers, designed a bulletproof shelter that kids could run into in case of a school shooting.

Shelter in Place has already installed one shelter at an Oklahoma school which can also protect students in the case of hurricanes or tornadoes.

Since the Florida shooting Haslem says his phone has been ringing constantly, dozens of contracts with other school districts are close to closing.

The shelters cost around $30,000 a piece.

Chris Jones has more on the story.

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