Tag: Georgia

Safety Law News 2/13/13

After a massive public protest, Moorestown, New Jersey, officials halt the reassignment of a school resource officer. Police and township officials said privately that they were astonished at the groundswell of support for the SRO. After a middle school student…

Safety Law News for 1/28/13

• Four Tennessee counties rush to add school resource officers to elementary schools. • Idaho school district begin installing gun safes inside each of the high schools and middle schools. School resource officers would keep semi-automatic rifles inside the safes…

Safety Law News for 12/10/12

 Texas school district parents want school resource officers to stay, but school board does not. Georgia school resource officer run over by car while stopping campus disruption. Texas school administrator finds gun in student purse but leaves it in the…

Safety Law News for 8/27/12

•  New Jersey school districts look to local law enforcement and ALICE philosophy to react to crisis events. • Georgia school on lock-down after student shoots self in school bathroom in suicide attempt. • County school district in Georgia opens…

Safety Law News for 7/27/12

A 15-year-old boy may need reconstructive plastic surgery after being attacked at school. His father says that educators knew of other fights in which this student had to defend himself. The principal says that educators would have acted if the…

Safety Law News for 6/26/12

The Illinois Senate approved legislation that would permit police to share juvenile information with educators, when students are violent outside of school and are believed to pose an immediate threat to others. As Tampa educators and SROs win student trust,…

Safety Law News for 6/22/12

 A federal judge held that a Georgia school was not responsible for a student’s suicide when he hanged himself. The court found that, even though educators could have done more to prevent bullying against the student, they did respond to…

Safety Law News for 6/4/12

 The Atlantic asks: Do Cell Phones Belong in the Classroom? A new FCC condition on federal technology funds — combined with a new anti-cyberbullying law in Ohio — mean that educators face new imperatives in teaching students about social media…

School Safety Law News for 5/10/12

 Ten days after a student submitted a threatening essay, which detailed how he would conduct a school shooting, the student posted his essay on Facebook. Parents are upset that the school only notified them after the essay went online. Visitors…