Tag: educators

Safety Law News for January 18, 2017

In Rhode Island, the Pawtucket School and Police Departments have signed a new school safety interagency agreement.   Under the agreement, the principal will remain the primary administrator and disciplinarian and will not rely on the school resource officer for enforcement…

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…

Safety Law News for October 20, 2016

In Delaware, the Senate Public Safety Committee on School Safety released a report that cites an explosion of gang violence and cyberbullying and recommends a ban on cell phones and an increase in school resource officers in all school districts.…

Safety Law News for September 13, 2016

In Washington D.C., the Department of Education and the Department of Justice published recommendations on the use of police in schools. In New York City, school officials have confiscated far more weapons from students than they are reporting. In New…

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 July 26, 2016

In Indiana, a Decatur County Community Schools official praised the impact police officers working in schools have had on students and said the presence of officers has changed the environment in positive ways. In Illinois, Kane County educators are demanding…

Safety Law News for November 13, 2015

In South Carolina, state lawmakers and educators are considering mandatory School Resource Officer training. In Wyoming, the Teton County School District, is partnering with PublicSchoolWORKS to use its’ EmployeeSafe and StudentWatch management systems to report and track both positive and…

Safety Law News For October 27, 2015

In Florida, the Manatee County School District will spend almost $1.5 million for a school resource officers program. The program includes at least one SRO at each of the high schools and middle schools with shared coverage of most of…

Safety Law News for August 25, 2015

In Indiana, the proposed budget for school safety programs has been cut. The program, designed to help Indiana school districts hire police officers and buy safety equipment, will have less than half the amount of money than when it was…