Tag: gun

Safety Law News for 7/23/14

New York State Senator Patrick Gallivan, has taken direct action to put school resource officers in all schools in the state’s 59th Senate District.  The New York budget has allocated nearly $2 million to implement a program developed by Gallivan…

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 6/27/14

In an opinion by the U.S. Supreme Court, the justices unanimously ruled that law enforcement officials cannot harvest the contents of a cell phone under the “search incident to arrest” exception to the warrant requirement of the Fourth Amendment. Statistics…

Safety Law News for 6/24/14

Tulsa Public Schools review safety regulations due to rising number of shootings in 2014 across the U.S.  The Lynchburg, Virginia City Council approved a plan to reinstate the school resource officer program in the middle schools through city, school, and…

Safety Law News for 6/13/14

Middletown, Connecticut officials from the school district and the police department have signed a “Right Response” agreement that looks to allow for better discretion from administrators and school resource officers on how to handle behavioral problems. Five sheriff’s deputies will…

Safety Law News for 5/20/14

In Berkeley County, South Carolina a rampage by a middle school student with a semi-automatic weapon was prevented by the actions of a school resource officer. Canadian officials in Edmonton, Calgary Public Schools and Edmonton Catholic Schools are banning the…

Safety Law News for 5/12/14

Indiana has enacted a law that allows firearms in locked vehicles on school grounds.   Beginning July 1, having a gun in a school parking lot will no longer be a felony.  See Senate Enrolled Act 229.  The N.C. General Assembly…

Safety Law News for 4/28/14

A school resource officer is credited in resolving an active shooter lockdown at the Jefferson County Learning Center in Alabama.  Officials in Jackson County, Mississippi have reached an interagency agreement under which the school district will pay the salaries of…

Safety Law News for 4/21/14

In North Carolina, the Rowan-Salisbury Schools introduced new school resource officers for each of the county’s middle schools to an immediate positive impact.  Educators say while safety is a big part of it, there is more that a resource officer…

Safety Law News 4/11/14

Firearms training for Spokane, Washington Public Schools’ resource officers is not enough.  The 14 commissioned school resource officers who are certified and trained by the Spokane Police Department will be required to become Spokane Police Department reserve officers, too.  Florida…