Tag: Colorado

Safety Law News for October 18, 2017

In Kentucky, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky ruled that the handcuffing of two small children was an unconstitutional seizure and excessive force. The court also found, as a matter of law, that Kenton County…

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 August 18, 2017

In South Carolina, the school board for Horry County Schools replaced their school resource officer program after a budget struggle with the County Police Department.  Armed security officers hired by U.S. Security Associates will replace the school resource officers. In…

Safety Law News for June 28, 2017

In Ohio, the Ohio Court of Appeals upheld a trial court ruling that found a 12-year-old delinquent for violating a state law that provides that “No person, with knowledge of its character or content, shall recklessly… [d]irectly sell, deliver, furnish,…

Safety Law News for June 22, 2017

In Florida, the Clay County Public Schools Superintendent sent out a letter alerting parents to television shows and social media that may encourage children to either hurt themselves or commit suicide.  The TV show “13 Reasons Why” and a lesser…

Safety Law News for March 3, 2017

In Idaho, the Mountain View School Board in Grangeville have approved a new policy that allows trained teachers and staff members to carry guns. Officials explained that they need to arm teachers because they are unable to afford school resource…

Safety Law News for February 9, 2017

In Rhode Island, the House of Representatives has approved legislation on safety assessments for public school buildings. The proposed policy, HB 5016 sets firm time guidelines for school departments to complete their assessments in conjunction with local police, fire, and…

Safety Law News for January 24, 2017

In North Carolina, The North Carolina Teacher Working Conditions survey is an anonymous statewide survey to assess conditions at schools.  Its 2016 results show that 86% of teachers surveyed reported that their schools were a good place to work.  92.5%…

Safety Law News for December 20, 2016

In Michigan, the Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling allowing Ann Arbor Public Schools to enact a district-wide gun ban.  The “weapons-free school zone” policy is in conflict with state open carry gun laws. [Michigan Gun…

Safety Law News for October 25, 2016

In Colorado, Colorado Springs school officials are trying new tactics to prevent students from using marijuana. In Idaho, educators in Jefferson County are implementing a new emergency crisis policy based on the national “I Love U Guys” response protocol. A…