Safety Law News for May 17, 2016

  • In Texas, the Irving Police Department has joined the Dallas Police Department to placed body cameras on its school resource officers. The data from the camera footage will be stored online.
  • In Virginia, a pilot program in Roanoke schools will implement restorative justice disciplinary procedures with the goal of reducing police involvement in campus disruptions.
  • In Tennessee, a disagreement between police and educators over the arrest and handcuffing of disruptive elementary school students has led to a community-wide debate over whether to implement restorative ┬ápolicies in the schools.