Month: July 2014

Safety Law News for 7/28/14

The Board of Education of the San Francisco Unified School District has approved a memorandum of understanding with city police that identifies procedures for school resource officers to respond to campus incidents.  The agreement increases communication among students, families, school…

Safety Law News for 7/23/14

New York State Senator Patrick Gallivan, has taken direct action to put school resource officers in all schools in the state’s 59th Senate District.  The New York budget has allocated nearly $2 million to implement a program developed by Gallivan…

Safety Law News for 7/18/14

Champaign, Illinois announces its “proven track record” of keeping schools safe — with the statistics to prove it.  The school superintendent is convinced and therefore, will recommend that the school board renew the SRO program.  In Marshfield, Massachusetts, a citizens…

Safety Law News for 7/11/14

A state legislature joint committee in Arizona approved funding for 118 school safety resource officers on campuses around the state. The School Safety Program Oversight Committee agreed to spend nearly $12 million on the program for the upcoming school year.…

Safety Law News for 7/7/14

The New York Court of Appeals has invalidated a cyberbullying law that punished any form of electronic communication – including any off-campus activities that “foreseeably create a risk of substantial disruption within the school environment, where it is foreseeable that the conduct,…

Safety Law News for 7/2/14

Colorado officials report that marijuana is a significantly growing problem in schools, accounting for 32 percent of all expulsions.  The Jackson-Madison County, Tennessee school system will have a full complement of resource officers next school year thanks to an agreement…