Tag: law enforcement

Safety Law News for October 20, 2017

In Connecticut, the Monroe Board of Education has modified the school resource officer job description to include officers wearing body cameras on school property.  The new language states, “The school resource officer shall use [the] body worn camera in accordance…

Safety Law News for April 25, 2017

In Minnesota, officials in the Savage Public Schools are revising their school safety plan.  The new plan eliminates all officers with a new administrative position called the dean of students.  The superintendent believes “ultimately, the focus of a School Resource…

Safety Law News for February 6, 2017

In Minnesota, arresting students is a last resort in the St. Paul Public Schools. Students caught fighting or carrying small amounts of alcohol or marijuana are being sent home to their parents instead of the juvenile detention center. In Wisconsin,…

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 October 9, 2015

In Alabama, Calhoun County Schools now use dogs to find guns and drugs on campus. There were four drug arrests the first week the dogs were used, with some students turning themselves in. In North Carolina, officials in New Hanover…

Safety Law News for August 21, 2015

In Massachusetts, Worcester city Mayor Joe Petty announced that the Superintendent, City Manager, and Police Chief have decided to implement the school resource officer model in the Worcester Public Schools. In Georgia, the officials in the Gainesville school district have…

Safety Law News for June 22, 2015

A new study from the University of California concludes that increased school safety and school connectedness are linked to greater achievement in school and lower rates of truancy, particularly in high-poverty schools. In Mississippi, the Tupelo School District’s 18 school…

Safety Law News for June 22, 2015

A new study from the University of California concludes that increased school safety and school connectedness are linked to greater achievement in school and lower rates of truancy, particularly in high-poverty schools. In Mississippi, the Tupelo School District’s 18 school…

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…

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…