Safety Law News for May 27, 2016

  • In New York, data provided by the NYPD data contradict Mayor de Blasio’s repeated assertions that city schools are safe. Over 1,750 weapons have been recovered in the past 10 months — up 26 percent over last year.
  • In California, the San Francisco Unified School District has successfully settled a lawsuit for $11.5 million to settle a lawsuit it brought against a school bus company that used unsafe buses to transport San Francisco students.
  • In Indiana, the Indiana Department of Education certified a new class of school safety specialists, bringing the total number of these officials to about 2,500.  The number of these specialists deployed at schools throughout Indiana has more than doubled since 2010.