(Richmond, IN)--Handheld metal detectors are coming to Richmond Community Schools. The RCS Board was updated on efforts to obtain those metal detectors Wednesday night. The state is now offering one device for every 250 students . Chief Operations Officer Rob Tidrow told the board that RCS is working to obtain the maximum number of handheld metal detectors. A plan for their use has not been developed. The detectors won’t arrive until at least a couple of weeks after the start of school, which is August 8.