Safety Law News for December 6, 2017

  • In Michigan, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 5126.  The bill would amend the Education Code to exempt law enforcement officers from school rules on the restraint and seclusion of students.  Previously, in March 2017, HB 5417 was passed into law.  It limits, without exceptions, restraint and seclusion, allowing it only under emergency situations.
  • In Kentucky, school officials in the Jefferson County believe their schools are experiencing the effects of violent crime in the community.  They are exploring district-wide training in preventing escalation of disruptions on campus.  The discussion is a response to an increase in assaults and fights in schools.





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