Tag: Arizona

Safety Law News for September 8, 2017

In Arizona, the Phoenix City Council has approved agreements with 22 area districts at 94 schools to provide 83 school resource officers immediately. In Illinois, the new police chief of the City of Niles unveiled several initiatives designed to bolster…

Safety Law News for April 25, 2017

In Minnesota, officials in the Savage Public Schools are revising their school safety plan.  The new plan eliminates all officers with a new administrative position called the dean of students.  The superintendent believes “ultimately, the focus of a School Resource…

Safety Law News for September 6, 2016

In Arizona, officials in Pima County are looking for policy solutions to the truancy epidemic.  One-fifth of Tucson-area juveniles are chronically truant. In New Jersey, the Elmwood Park Board of Education is implementing a shared service plan with the Elmwood…

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 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 11/11/14

In Massachusetts, new law requires every chief of police, in consultation with the superintendent, to assign at least one school resource officer to serve the school district.  The roadblock for many cash-strapped local police departments and school districts in implementing…

Safety Law News for 8/26/14

In North Carolina, two Charlotte Mecklenburg schools that had School Resource Officers (SRO’s) last year will not have them this year. Those officers will be transferred to schools that are more troubled.   School resource officers in Henry County, Tennessee…

Safety Law News for 7/18/14

Champaign, Illinois announces its “proven track record” of keeping schools safe — with the statistics to prove it.  The school superintendent is convinced and therefore, will recommend that the school board renew the SRO program.  In Marshfield, Massachusetts, a citizens…

Safety Law News for 7/11/14

A state legislature joint committee in Arizona approved funding for 118 school safety resource officers on campuses around the state. The School Safety Program Oversight Committee agreed to spend nearly $12 million on the program for the upcoming school year.…

Safety Law News for 2/20/14

Nearly 4-million dollars has been awarded to 81 Pennsylvania schools and municipalities for the placement of school resource officers and police officers in schools.  The introduction in the Arizona legislature of House Bill 2412, which would legalize armed teachers in…