Safety Law News for December 13, 2017

  • In California, the Vallejo school board agreed to a contract with the City of Vallejo to extend and expand the school resource officer program.  The educators stated that the district has been happy with the performance of the SROs.  However, the agreement does not settle a disagreement over authority school officials will have over the SRO.
  • In Kentucky, House Bill 145 is being introduced that will require that all students in elementary, middle and high school to be taught about “drug abuse prevention, with an emphasis on the prescription drug epidemic and the connection between prescription opioid abuse and addiction to other drugs, such as heroin and synthetic drugs.”