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An East Haven father who posted pictures of the doors wide open at his daughter's middle school is now in trouble with police.
Investigators charged Angelo Appi with breach of peace, not for what he did at Joseph Melillo Middle School, but for comments he made on Facebook, according to police.
Appi first made headlines nearly two weeks ago when he marched into his daughter's middle school unannounced and started recording.
"I went to pick up my daughter today and wanted to prove a point that our School children are vulnerable," Appi wrote on his Facebook page. "I parked in the Fire Lane directly in front of the school so I can be seen. I hid my cell phone in my empty coffee cup and proceeded to the front door. Which was Wide open with no staff around."
The post goes on to describe Appi's entry into the school building. He wrote that there were no security guards or cameras around to notice him, and said no administrators left the office to confront him after he walked in.
"No one is paying attention," Appi wrote. "The children in our schools are at risk. I can walk into any school in CT. Cameras and buzzers do nothing to protect our children. Especially doors that are wide open. I could of [sic] easily abducted a child."
Another post, according to police, said, "Maybe I have to walk in with Toy guns just to prove a point!"
The principal told police that he was concerned about the posts and had received at least 50 calls in one day from concerned parents.
But some parents think Appi went too far, saw him as a threat to their children and many students were kept r kids out of school as a result.
On an average day, about 20 students call out sick, according to the principal. On Oct. 21, 40 students called out sick and school officials had to explain to parents that there children were safe.
Appi said he wanted to raise concerns about an apparent lack of security at the school.
"I'm sorry if somebody got offended by that, but I would never cause any harm to the children," Appi said.
On Tuesday he was arrested after turning himself in to East Haven police and walked out a free man after his father, Angelo Appi, Sr., posted bond.
Appi stands by his actions and said he doesn't believe the blame should come down on him.
"I don't think there was anything aggressive or anything like that," Appi said. "The only comment I made was be happy I came in there with a cell phone trying to expose the security flaws."
His cell phone video started all the rage.
Appi said he saw the open door and started recording to prove a point. He said he wanted to show how easy it was to get inside the building.
The school superintendent said the door had been propped open by the volleyball team while they were moving equipment.
"And I walked in the school and nobody asked me what I was doing there, how I got into the school and who you are," said Appi.
East Haven police issued a news release about the arrest on Wednesday.
"While Mr. Appi stated that he believes it is his First Amendment right to free speech to comment, the right to free speech is not absolute as indicated by U.S. Supreme Court rulings," police said in a news release. "The comment made by Mr. Appi is not protected speech and is akin to yelling 'fire' in a crowded theater or 'bomb' in an airport when no such threat exists."
Appi's father is also standing up for his son.
"So somehow they're turning this around and putting it on him for their lack of security. He's a very passionate person," said Angelo Appi, Sr.
"We do have our first amendment rights," Appi said. "I could see if I was threatening anybody or made any actual threats but I didn't make no threats. I'm just making legitimate comments."
The East Haven school superintendent did not return a request for comment Tuesday night.
"There could've been somebody else that went into the school besides me and we don't want to relive that again," said Appi.
Appi said this is not the end of his activism and that he wants to continue to push the issue of school security.

He's due in court Oct. 30
 

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dumbass for posting anything on the inet... we've had several employees terminated for comments made on "we'rewatchingyoubook"
 

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I did something similar but not this extreme. I wanted to see how far I could get without being questioned. Excellent experience. ....my Id was checked at the gate aswell as the front door. After checking in at the front office, one of the security guards escorted me to my daughters classroom. On the trip down to halls, he told me their staff has been the same for the last 10years with exception of 1 guard that was fired after failing to lock some access door two weeks straight.

Anything can happen but I was really pleased with the security at her school. I encourage all you guys to take a look at security around your kids school. Just not like this guy did.
 

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You can not go against the establishment anymore.You must conform.Resistance is futile.
 

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dumbass for posting anything on the inet... we've had several employees terminated for comments made on "we'rewatchingyoubook"
Well then they're really dumb, because you can make your posts 100% private from anyone not on your friends list and even block friends/rats who might be co-workers, from certain posts you make.
 

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Every parent that didnt like what he did should be shot.

He did something to prove a point (how easily something bad could happen) and then they pissed and moaned about HIM ?

LOL

This country is so fucked its not even funny. People are gettin dumber by the fucking SECOND.
 

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I walk into my kids school all the time. Never been I.D.' or anything, not even questioned, EVER! I am not some super clean cut guy when in work attire either.
 

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I walk into my kids school all the time. Never been I.D.' or anything, not even questioned, EVER! I am not some super clean cut guy when in work attire either.
Same here been to my kids school many many times. Because of the layout of the school i have to go in the lower level right past the office there go up stairs right past the office there and can go where ever i feel. Once at the beginning f the year i accidently when to my daughters class she had last year then forgot who he teacher was. Not once did anyone ever say anything about anyone going from class to class looking for just one kid.
 

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http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/...g-Into-Daughters-Middle-School-228874191.html
An East Haven father who posted pictures of the doors wide open at his daughter's middle school is now in trouble with police.
Investigators charged Angelo Appi with breach of peace, not for what he did at Joseph Melillo Middle School, but for comments he made on Facebook, according to police.
Appi first made headlines nearly two weeks ago when he marched into his daughter's middle school unannounced and started recording.
"I went to pick up my daughter today and wanted to prove a point that our School children are vulnerable," Appi wrote on his Facebook page. "I parked in the Fire Lane directly in front of the school so I can be seen. I hid my cell phone in my empty coffee cup and proceeded to the front door. Which was Wide open with no staff around."
The post goes on to describe Appi's entry into the school building. He wrote that there were no security guards or cameras around to notice him, and said no administrators left the office to confront him after he walked in.
"No one is paying attention," Appi wrote. "The children in our schools are at risk. I can walk into any school in CT. Cameras and buzzers do nothing to protect our children. Especially doors that are wide open. I could of [sic] easily abducted a child."
Another post, according to police, said, "Maybe I have to walk in with Toy guns just to prove a point!"
The principal told police that he was concerned about the posts and had received at least 50 calls in one day from concerned parents.
But some parents think Appi went too far, saw him as a threat to their children and many students were kept r kids out of school as a result.
On an average day, about 20 students call out sick, according to the principal. On Oct. 21, 40 students called out sick and school officials had to explain to parents that there children were safe.
Appi said he wanted to raise concerns about an apparent lack of security at the school.
"I'm sorry if somebody got offended by that, but I would never cause any harm to the children," Appi said.
On Tuesday he was arrested after turning himself in to East Haven police and walked out a free man after his father, Angelo Appi, Sr., posted bond.
Appi stands by his actions and said he doesn't believe the blame should come down on him.
"I don't think there was anything aggressive or anything like that," Appi said. "The only comment I made was be happy I came in there with a cell phone trying to expose the security flaws."
His cell phone video started all the rage.
Appi said he saw the open door and started recording to prove a point. He said he wanted to show how easy it was to get inside the building.
The school superintendent said the door had been propped open by the volleyball team while they were moving equipment.
"And I walked in the school and nobody asked me what I was doing there, how I got into the school and who you are," said Appi.
East Haven police issued a news release about the arrest on Wednesday.
"While Mr. Appi stated that he believes it is his First Amendment right to free speech to comment, the right to free speech is not absolute as indicated by U.S. Supreme Court rulings," police said in a news release. "The comment made by Mr. Appi is not protected speech and is akin to yelling 'fire' in a crowded theater or 'bomb' in an airport when no such threat exists."
Appi's father is also standing up for his son.
"So somehow they're turning this around and putting it on him for their lack of security. He's a very passionate person," said Angelo Appi, Sr.
"We do have our first amendment rights," Appi said. "I could see if I was threatening anybody or made any actual threats but I didn't make no threats. I'm just making legitimate comments."
The East Haven school superintendent did not return a request for comment Tuesday night.
"There could've been somebody else that went into the school besides me and we don't want to relive that again," said Appi.
Appi said this is not the end of his activism and that he wants to continue to push the issue of school security.

He's due in court Oct. 30
paranoia is a dumb motherfucker.
 

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My kids preschool staff can be and some are armed. I am not concerned at all. Have locked doors and working recording cameras on at all times. Armed staffer stand at the entrance doors till everybody's in and locks them. Then its buzzed in if recognized and greeted if not. Small private christian place off tbe beaten paths. Quite a few leos kids are there. We always talk about that during outings witb kids field trips.lol. they had a hay rack ride a few weeks ago. when one dropped their concealed weapon In the hay ride. One parent out of 30 got nervous till a badge was produced on tbe holster. Then a sigh of relief. Hahaha. Fucking parent wanted to know all about it then. Some people just cant mind their buisness. Hehehe
 

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Not sure WHO'S more paranoid.........the Dad or the whiney parents!... :smt102
I'm leaning towards the Dad. His whole point is to do with a stranger coming in a shooting kids, which is really rare. It usually a wacked out student shooting kids. And even that is kind of rare.
 

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Every parent that didnt like what he did should be shot.

He did something to prove a point (how easily something bad could happen) and then they pissed and moaned about HIM ?

LOL

This country is so fucked its not even funny. People are gettin dumber by the fucking SECOND.
You underestimate people.

Most are getting dumber by the femtosecond.
 

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You guys remember Newtown by any chance?? It was less then a year ago. Angelo is a good friend of mine and we have kids in school, Newtown is less then a half hour away from where we send our kids to school. Should we be sitting back hoping that lightning doesn't strike twice or should we do what we think is best for our kids because clearly the board of Ed. isn't doing it. No one should be able to just walk into our children's school unattended period!! If you think we are paranoid for wanting our kids safe then so be it, I'd rather be paranoid and bring attention to the situation then get the phone call that our children just got blown away by some freak.
 

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dumbass for posting anything on the inet... we've had several employees terminated for comments made on "we'rewatchingyoubook"
He has been to the towns, his father has also tried to bring attention to this subject, no one wants to listen. Social media was then next best thing and I'll put a bet up against anyone that when this is all said and done our kids will be safer then before this happened.
 
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