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Conn. shootings prompt schools to reconsider response to intruders

If an armed intruder were to enter any school in Georgetown, Police Chief James Mulligan is confident officers could be on site within two minutes.

The size of the town — about 13 square miles — provides police with an advantage in response time, said Mulligan, but offers no guarantee that officers would be there soon enough to stop a killer like Adam Lanza before he struck.

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