Safety Law News for July 29, 2016

  • In New York City, dozens of school resource officers were hospitalized after clashes with students in the first three months of the year, according to NYPD data.  Sixty-nine suffered injuries; 40 were severe enough to require hospital visits.  Out of a total of 1,208 incidents, 436 students were arrested during the first quarter of the year.  There were five incidents of rape.
  • In Iowa, law enforcement officials are launching a pilot project with three school districts that would allow them to use the Iowa Communications Network to tap into security cameras and conduct secure radio communications to deal with emergency situations inside school buildings.
  • In Alabama, all of the school resource officers in Huntsville City Schools will have body cameras.