School officials, law enforcement, others talk school safety at WMBF News Town Hall


MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Since the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida on February 14, WMBF has heard from dozens of parents, students, educators and community members concerned about safety in our schools.

WMBF hosted a special town hall about school safety Thursday night at Beach Church in Myrtle Beach, located at 557 George Bishop Pkwy.

The following people have took part in the town hall:

  • Dr. Rick Maxey – Horry County Schools superintendent
  • David Beaty – Horry County Schools coordinator for school safety and security
  • Dr. Randall Dozier – Georgetown County Schools superintendent
  • Chief Joseph Hill – Horry County Police Department
  • Chief Amy Prock – Myrtle Beach Police Department
  • Capt. Eric DiLorenzo – Myrtle Beach Police Department and former school resource officer
  • Sheriff Phillip Thompson – Horry County Sheriff’s Office
  • Jimmy Richardson – 15th District Solicitor
  • Mike Magill – school-based services supervisor with the Waccamaw Center for Mental Health

The entire town hall can be viewed above. Mobile app users, click the links below to watch the event:

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