Tag: Maryland

Safety Law News for 6/3/13

Maryland school resource officers discuss serving using the triad approach to school safety.  The Kentucky Supreme Court rules that students must be given Miranda warnings – that they have right to remain silent and to have a lawyer – if…

Safety Law News for 5/28/13

• School administrators in Henderson County, Kentucky reflects on the success of the Safe Schools Initiative at Henderson County Schools started in the mid-1990s. Since that time, educators have embraced working with law enforcement officials for preventive measures rather than…

Safety Law News for 4/3/13

• Arizona Senate approved legislation allowing designated teachers, administrators or other employees in rural schools to carry a handgun.  The policy applies only to rural schools that have 600 students or fewer, are at least 20 miles and 30 minutes…

Safety Law News for 3/15/13

• Brimfield Township, Ohio school resource officers are proactively taking steps to keep students safer and calmer in an emergency by spearheading a campaign called “Go Bucket.” • Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot crossed political party lines to announce backing legislation…

Safety Law News for 2/8/13

An adult trespasser was apprehended inside a Maryland high school by the school resource officer.  His home contained a stash of high-powered weapons, including an AK-47 assault rifle and an Uzi carbine at home.  Indiana Attorney General, Greg Zoeller promotes…

Safety Law News for 1/25/13

• Going against a recommendation by schools Superintendent, a Maryland Board of Education votes to use state funding to pay for school security personnel and equipment, along with mental health services. • Tennessee teachers Union does not want teachers armed…

Safety Law News for 12/12/12

Colorado city changes its mind and reinstitutes SRO programs to improve school safety. Swift action taken by a Maryland high school student, a teacher and School Resource Officer prevent two adults from committing robbery on campus. CASAColumbia’s 2012 teen survey reveals…

Safety Law News for 11/27/12

California educators are implementing random, mandatory drug tests for about 15 percent of student athletes in their school district, after suspending “an unexpectedly high number” of student athletes for drug and alcohol use. An app for SROs: students and parents…

Safety Law News for 11/15/12

A Memphis high school newspaper describes a gang awareness assembly that resonated with students, despite their initial apathy toward the speaker. A high school principal in Massachusetts, who is often asked how parents should be involved in their children’s lives,…

Safety Law News for 10/5/12

In-school suspensions are replacing other forms of discipline in a Louisiana school district, as educators say that home is often the source of students’ problems. Local police question whether the discipline is strict enough. A Maryland student said he would…