Author: Bernie James

Safety Law News for April 25, 2017

In Minnesota, officials in the Savage Public Schools are revising their school safety plan.  The new plan eliminates all officers with a new administrative position called the dean of students.  The superintendent believes “ultimately, the focus of a School Resource…

Safety Law News for April 18, 2017

In Massachusetts, the Springfield Public Schools have combined restorative justice principles with the “triad” concept of school-based policing to reduce arrests and suspensions.   Arrests have declined 70 percent over a five-year period.  Suspensions — in school and out of school…

Safety Law News for April 13, 2017

In North Carolina, House Bill 612 would authorize local schools boards to offer a comprehensive firearm education course as a high school elective. The course would be developed by the State Board of Education and would incorporate gun safety education…