Tag: active shooter

Safety Law News for December 15, 2017

In New Mexico, Las Cruces officials disagree over how to respond to active shooter situations.  For now, the plan is to lock down the school, evacuate if necessary, and then fight in self-defense. In Wisconsin, school resource officers in the…

Safety Law News for July 13, 2017

In Arkansas, school resource officers are being trained under a new approach to active shooter incidents in schools.  The “solo engagement” protocol is replacing the past policy of waiting for backup before engaging an active shooter. In Alabama, Shelby County…

Safety Law News for May 22, 2015

In 2013-14, 70 percent of schools surveyed by the U.S. Department of Education reported drilling students on a written plan for school shootings. More schools reported training students for active shooter situations and using security cameras, electronic notification systems, and…

Safety Law News for May 22, 2015

In 2013-14, 70 percent of schools surveyed by the U.S. Department of Education reported drilling students on a written plan for school shootings. More schools reported training students for active shooter situations and using security cameras, electronic notification systems, and…

Safety Law News for 4/28/14

A school resource officer is credited in resolving an active shooter lockdown at the Jefferson County Learning Center in Alabama.  Officials in Jackson County, Mississippi have reached an interagency agreement under which the school district will pay the salaries of…

Safety Law News for 10/7/13

Officials in Ohio with the Nelsonville-York City School District are determined to have a school resource officer, but school board members have decided to drop the proposed contract with the Athens County Sheriff’s office and to arrange for an SRO…

Safety Law News for 5/1/13

Ridgefield, Connecticut school board considers funding initiatives to improve campus security.  One school board member recalls 1983 school shooting when she was a student. Emergency management experts say most schools are ill-prepared for an active shooter scenario and should examine…