In Arizona, controversial sheriff's Arpaio posse watches over schools
"For me, it's not a good thing," she said in Spanish. "I think it's a way of detaining people with the excuse that they are going to be protecting the schools and the children," she said.
Asked about concerns among immigrant groups, a sheriff's spokesman said the office has received only compliments for the added protection. Bennett said all the feedback he has received has been positive.
"The people that I have spoken with are pleased to no end that we are out here doing what we are doing. And it's good to hear the thank yous for being here," said Bennett.