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Safety Law News for June 11, 2015

In Idaho, the Garden Valley School District has purchased firearms and trained a handful of staff to use them in an emergency. The rural district is at least 45 minutes away from any aid by law enforcement. In Wyoming, the…

Safety Law News for June 11, 2015

In Idaho, the Garden Valley School District has purchased firearms and trained a handful of staff to use them in an emergency. The rural district is at least 45 minutes away from any aid by law enforcement. In Wyoming, the…

Safety Law News for June 1, 2015

In Brooklyn, New York, Councilmember David Greenfield and 20 of his council colleagues support a bill that would require the New York Police Department to put a school safety officer in any school that requests one, even private and religious…

Safety Law News for June 1, 2015

<ul> <li><a href=”http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/headlines-breaking-stories/313989/nyc-elected-officials-community-leaders-and-students-hold-school-safety-rally.html” target=”_blank”>In Brooklyn, New York</a>, Councilmember David Greenfield and 20 of his council colleagues support a bill that would require the New York Police Department to <a href=”http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/2015/5/29/council-demands-nypd-safety-agents-non-public-schools” target=”_blank”>put a school safety officer in any school that requests…

Safety Law News for May 14, 2015

In Arkansas, the Governor has sign into law HB 1583, legislation that extends the jurisdiction of a school resource officer. Now the SRO will have statewide jurisdiction when accompanying students on a school sanctioned event that takes place outside the…

Safety Law News for May 5, 2015

In Texas, the McAllen Independent School District has implemented a new cloud-based online program to provide an all-around view of security. The software maintains school safety data, emergency plans, contact information, and compiles potential threats. McAllen’s school police department will have…

Safety Law News for April 28, 2015

In Colorado, the legislature is pushing back at restorative justice policies by introducing legislation (Senate Bill 213) that imposes a duty of reasonable care on educators, eliminating governmental immunity from lawsuits. Victims of campus injuries can sue for negligence and…

Safety Law News for February 10, 2015

In Arizona, a recent study found that more than 80 percent of playgrounds in Tucson’s largest school district have dangerous conditions. This comes after the school district’s settlement offer to pay $175,000 to the family of a student injured at school,…

Safety Law News for February 3, 2015

In Houston, Texas, students at Jack Yates Senior High School say their campus is not safe and felt compelled to do something. So they staged a walkout to emphasize their request for two additional police officers on the campus. In…

Safety Law News for 12/16/14

Orange County, Florida Public Schools, the tenth largest school district in the U.S., has voted to establish its own school police force.  The officers will have arrest powers and be allowed to carry weapons on school property. In Pennsylvania, York…