Tag: anti-bullying

Safety Law News for 2/4/14

Wayne County, Michigan Sheriff Barry Virts would like to create a county-wide resource officer program because of the success of the previous program in building relationships with students and teaching classes. The Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board has…

Safety Law News for 1/13/14

A new national study released by Brown University reveals that large numbers of students are still being seriously hurt while on school grounds.  Each year more than 90,000 school children suffer “intentional” injuries severe enough to land them in the…

Safety Law News for 12/9/13

The Pennsylvania City of DuBois Police Department has revised a proposal to the DuBois Area School District in an effort to continue the 14-year-old School Resource Officer program. The Georgia Court of Appeals has ruled that a high school student’s…

Safety Law News for 12/2/13

Even though a sought-after federal grant fell through, the City of Minot, North Dakota and Minot Public Schools will form a partnership to provide resource officers in the schools.  Minot is the only major North Dakota that does not have…

Safety Law News for 11/15/13

Students and parents in Hackensack, New Jersey call for a financial agreement that would allow a school resource officer program to be reinstated in their school district.  A new text messaging system was created in schools in Henry County, Virginia…

Safety Law News for 11/11/13

The Colleton County, South Carolina Board of Education voted Tuesday to reinstate full funding to the school district’s crew of student resource officers (SRO’s), which it jointly funds with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office. Budget limitations led to reductions in…

Safety Law News for 11/6/13

Fremont County, Wyoming Board of Cooperative Education Services is providing leadership for a partnership between local agencies to improve cooperation, training, and crisis planning to improve the safety of students and security in area schools. Sequim, Washington’s four schools will…

Safety Law News for 10/31/13

A Fountain County, Indiana man with some mental health issues leads Covington school officials to add two school resource officers. In Volusia County, Florida a high school student thanks school resource officer for stopping him from attacking an assistant principal.…

Safety Law News for 10/28/13

Officials in Delaware County, Indiana have formed the new Delaware County Safe School Commission.  It is made up of schools, law enforcement, fire department, EMA, EMS, IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital and other emergency agencies.  The goal is to make…

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…