Tag: Florida

Safety Law News for August 16, 2016

In Ohio, the Stow-Munroe Falls School District is implementing a new visitor management system.  The system requires visitors to have their state or federal identification scanned. It checks the identification against a national database of registered sex offenders. It can…

Safety Law News for August 4, 2016

In New Hampshire, a new drug prevention curriculum is coming to Rochester schools in an effort to teach kids at a younger age. The LEAD program (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) will replace the DARE program. In Virginia, the Attorney General…

Safety Law News for April 26, 2016

In Colorado, the Douglas County School District plans to arm its security staff with 10 semiautomatic rifles designed to provide a high-powered defense in the event of a shooting or other violent incident. In Illinois, the Community Consolidated Elementary District…

Safety Law News for April 5, 2016

In Florida, a state appellate court ruled that a student, who was suspended, had no legitimate business on campus and violated statute governing trespass on school grounds when he went back into the school. [MM v. State] In North Carolina,…

Safety Law News For January 12, 2016

In Florida, a lawmaker has proposed a bill that would require school-resource officers at every public-school campus. The legislation, SB 1368, would require that at least one officer be present at each public school from 30 minutes before classes start…

Safety Law News for December 8, 2015

In Indiana, school officials in Muncie are moving away from zero tolerance policies with a new discipline policy that combines elements of restorative justice with mandated suspensions. New Jersey school districts are improving social media safety by taking a proactive…

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 October 6, 2015

In Utah, a new school safety communications platform has been created. The system is called DIR-S. It incorporates a floor plan of the school and an instant messaging platform that allows all faculty and staff in the building with a…

Safety Law News for July 6, 2015

In Pennsylvania, the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit (WIU) 7 Crossroads School has adopted radio frequency identification (RFID) pendants, citing a desire to better protect students and staff and deescalate altercations. In Florida, a new state law took effect this month that…

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…