School Safety Law News for August 17, 2015

  • In Ohio, officials in the Reynoldsburg City Schools report that stolen cell phones are one of the biggest crime problems students experience on campus.
  • In Lawrence County, Alabama, the school board unanimously voted to hire back its school resource officers despite budget limits. The single biggest reason for the decision was the fact that the campuses are 10 or 15 minutes from sheriff’s department assistance.
  • In Tennessee, Wilson County school officials are contracting with Texas-based Anderson Software to implement a new anonymous tip program that will allow students to download a mobile app and send tips on their phones to designated educators.